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What age groupYear or Grade 4
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Welcome to today's English lesson, where we will be exploring the topic of fronted adverbials. Before we get started, let's do a little exercise to warm up our literacy muscles.

Warm-up activity:

Take a piece of paper and a pencil, and write down as many adverbs as you can think of in one minute. Ready? Set, go!

(Allow students one minute to write down adverbs)

What are fronted adverbials?

Now that we've warmed up, let's dive into today's topic. Fronted adverbials are phrases or words that are placed at the beginning of a sentence to describe the action that follows. They can include adverbs, prepositions, and occasionally nouns.

For example:

Examples of fronted adverbials:

There are many different types of fronted adverbials that we can use in our writing. Here are a few examples:

Practice activity:

Now that we know what fronted adverbials are, let's put them into practice. I'm going to give you some sentences, and I want you to add a fronted adverbial to make the sentence more interesting.

  1. The cat chased the mouse.
  2. John ate his lunch.
  3. I watched TV.

(Allow students a few minutes to come up with their own fronted adverbials)


Great job, today we have learned what fronted adverbials are and how to use them in our writing. See you next time!