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Possessive Adjectives
Elementary Class level


In this lesson the students will learn about possessive adjectives by rewriting sentences and reading a dialogue. They will also be given a chance to have a go at controlled speaking by talking to their class fellows.They learn to apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.


Abc Student's Book (English File -Christina Latham-Koening,Clive Oxenden,Jerry Lambert,Paul Seligson)
Abc PowerPoint slides(teacher made)
Abc worksheets
Abc Student's Book (English File -Christina Latham-Koening,Clive Oxenden,Jerry Lambert,Paul Seligson)
Abc Student's Book (English File -Christina Latham-Koening,Clive Oxenden,Jerry Lambert,Paul Seligson)

Main Aims

  • After this lesson, students will be able to define possessive adjectives, differentiate between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns ,and properly use possessive adjectives in context

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give the sts an opportunity to practice TL through controlled and semi-controlled exercises and write sentences using possessive adj.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To arouse the sts'interest in the lesson and prepare them for the following stages.

-Introduce myself by asking "Do you remember my name? and follow up by asking individual students , "Do you know his name?" "What is your name?'' -In this stage, T shows Ss using power point a picture of Simpson's family -Elicit' possessive adjectives' that could describe them. -T asks students about the members of the family using the key question 'Who is he / she? 'Who are they?'. -T could help Ss in remembering the family words.

Grammar (8-10 minutes) • To practice and produce possessive adjectives.

-Write the possessive adjectives,positive and negative forms of the verb '' to be''.To give examples by showing materials. -Highlight and clarify the target language (checking meaning, form and pronunciation) and then language practice will be given.

Explaination (8-10 minutes) • To show Ss the difference between the subject pronouns and the possessive adjectives.

T uses the previous power point to explain to the Ss that the subject pronouns comes before a verb and that the possessive adjectives comes before a noun. -T has to make sure that Ss know what's a noun and what's a verb?

Post Listening (8-10 minutes) • To help students understand what they listen to.

-Use the audio ,get the students listen to it and then fill in the blanks on page 11. -SS peer-check their answers . - T reflects the answers.

Feedback (8-10 minutes) • to get reports from SS about their partners via using the target subject of "he/she/his/her"

-T asks SS individually to report back from their notes and about their partners -SS uses his/her - he/she as target language other than I/you - my/your

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