Animal Adjectives

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How would you describe someone who was acting like a dog or a chicken? Teach your class the adjectives that pair with 20 different animals. They'll be able to describe anything canine or crocodilian, and everything in between.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • After completing the exercise, have individuals come up with things that have qualities or features that resemble animals and write up brief descriptions
  • Use this as a warm-up exercise or homework assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • These may not be the most useful adjectives for your pupils to learn, but the exercise is quick, and kids will enjoy learning the strange words
Pros

  • Provides an answer key and word bank
  • The worksheet includes the definition for adjectives as well as some explanation about adjectives that come from animals
Cons

  • None
Common Core