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Adverbs of Frequency
Grade 5 level


This will be a continuation of our lesson about our activities during Sundays.


Main Aims

  • Language Focus: In this lesson students will learn about adverbs of frequency in the context of Sunday activities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice using adverbs of frequency in the context of Sunday activities.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Elicit from the students the use of adverbs of frequency. Review the following adverbs of frequency: always, usually, often, rarely, and never.

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ask the students to find the adverb of frequency from the reading text that we read earlier. Make sure to Include 'every other Sunday' and elicit why it is considered an adverb of frequency. Clarify meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language.

Controlled Practice (13-15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Give each student a whiteboard and a marker. Ask them to write their for each question regarding which adverb to use in the sentence.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

In this activity, students will come up with a chart of what they do on a Sunday. They will then share their work with a partner.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

If there is time, students will be playing the adverbs of frequency dice. They will be working in groups, each student will be rolling the die and which ever adverb it lands, they will use it in a sentence.

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