6th Grade Comparison Of Adjective Lesson Plan Example

Topic: Adjectives: Comparison

Objectives & Outcomes

  • By the end of this lesson, students will be able to compare and contrast adjective in English, including comparative and superlative forms.


  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Examples of adjectives (e.g. big, small, tall, short, young, old, happy, sad, etc.)
  • Handouts with sentences for students to compare and contrast


  • Ask students to give examples of adjectives. Write their answers on the board.
  • Ask students to think of a noun or a pronoun and make it into an adjective by adding -ed or -ing. Write their answers on the board.

Direct Instruction

  • Explain to students that an adjective describes a noun or a pronoun.
  • Provide examples of adjectives and have students identify them by placing them in the correct column on the handout.
  • Explain the difference between comparative and superlative adjectives.
  • Demonstrate how to form comparative and superlative adjectives by using the chart on the handout.

Guided Practice

  • Have students work in pairs and provide each pair with a set of adjective cards.
  • Have students match the adjective cards to the correct column on the handout, creating a chart as they go.
  • Provide assistance as needed.

Independent Practice

  • Have students work individually to complete the rest of the handout.
  • Encourage students to use the chart they created during the guided practice as a reference.


  • Review the different ways to compare adjective s and give examples.
  • Ask students to share one adjective they found interesting or challenging.


  • Collect the class' worksheets and evaluate them based on their ability to recognize and correctly

use the different ways to compare adjective s. ______________________________________________________________________________

  • Describe the adjective s and give examples to support your answer.
  • Tell the class something interesting or challenging about the adjective you chose.

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