Bigger than an elephant !
To introduce the comparative degree adjectives so that they can compare different animals
To provide freer practice of comparative adjectives within a written context.
Procedure (30-42 minutes)
Set the scene. Divide the class into pairs.Give each pair a picture and a name. Play the song, whenever they hear their names they have to stand up and show the picture. Play the audio for a second time. This time I provide the pairs with a mimicry related to that animal and ask them whenever they hear their names to perform that mimicry.
Look at the lion It's strong. Look at the bear. The bear is strong too, Which one is stronger? The bear is stronger than the lion. Look at the elephant. It's big. Look at the kangaroo ,It's big too. Which one is bigger? The elephant is bigger than a kangaroo.Which one is smaller? Look at the turtle. Look at the rabbit. Which one is slower? Which one is faster? Look at the tiger. Look at the monkey. Which one is wilder?
Stronger than, bigger than, smaller than, faster than, slower than,wilder than Clarify the meaming of the unknown ones.Eg: wild Write the form in a sentence and clarify the meaning. A tiger is wilder than an elephant.
Which one is-------? A/an-------or a/an------ In pairs students ask and answer about different animals.
Ss are given a written task to do in groups. smaller- bigger- wilder- slower- stronger- faster- than- than Use the words to complete the sentences. The teacher sets an example. A lion is ---------- than a cat. A tiger is--------- than an elephant. A turtle is----- than a rabbit. An ant is ----- than a frog. A bear is -------- -------- a lion. A rabbit is----- ----- a kangaroo.
The ss are given pics of 2 animals. They have to cut their heads and stick to another one's body and come up with a new imaginary animal. Name that animal and write a sentence about it comparing it with a real one.Give an example using Lizzie. While doing the activity the song is at the background.