Parts of Speech Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has an Masters of Science in Mathematics and a Masters in Education

Teach your students about the eight parts of speech with this lesson plan. Students will read a text lesson that explains each part of speech and gives examples, then play a game and do an activity to reinforce key ideas.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify parts of speech
  • explain the eight parts of speech


1 hour


  • Copies of the lesson Parts of Speech: Lesson for Kids, one for each student
  • Worksheet labeled with each of the eight parts of speech, you might want to consider put a long rectangle around the word on the worksheet that students can cut around.
  • Colored pencils
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Blank bingo template
  • Bingo covers
  • Paper bags labeled with each part of speech
  • Slips of paper

Key Vocabulary

  • Parts of speech

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1

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

Warm Up and Preparation

  • Distribute the parts of speech worksheet and have students cut out a long rectangle around each word for the part of speech. For example, they would cut out a rectangle around noun.
  • Decide on a color for each part of speech and instruct students to shade their rectangles accordingly.
  • Now have students label a page in their notebooks 'Parts of Speech' and glue each rectangle along the left margin side so that the left side of the rectangle is glued down and the right side can pop up.

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