Adjectives Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Teach your students about adjectives with this lesson plan. Students will read an informational text lesson that explains what adjectives are and how they're used, then apply ideas actively to make learning stick.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define adjectives
  • explain how adjectives are used


1 hour


Key Vocabulary

  • Adjectives
  • Descriptive

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1.e

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

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