As children reach the cusp of primary and middle school. It becomes imperative for teachers and parents to make the learning interesting else the student completely disengages from the subject (possibly forever). Since these children are still in their formative years of language. Teaching Nouns to Grade 5 and 6 expands to acquiring skills to become writers and speakers.
At the age of 10 or 11 years ( students of class 5 – 6), the children understand that learning about Nouns can help them express better if they want to participate in a story writing competition, Spelling bee, a Recital or a Debating competition. Their teachers have the possibility of expanding their knowledge. We can expose them to a wide variety of noun activities like
Let’s Do a Little Mental Exercise:
You are at a house party. It is a room full of people. An intense conversation going about Amazonian Fires. All knowledgeable people speaking but you tend to listen to only one. Do you know why? Because of the language and their articulate manner. The person is presenting his/her knowledge to you in an impactful way. That only comes with a sturdy grasp on grammar.
Some Quick Tips to teach Nouns to Grade 5 & 6 students
1.Plan fun games around the topic;
2. Clarify their Basics first;
3. Polish your knowledge before you take the lesson with the child;
You can use these tips to make a plan forward. Grammar is supposed to make our lives easier, but not difficult. All of it is possible if we get the basics right.
Note to Teachers and Parents
Explain to your students and children that learning the language and it’s basics is important. Have a class discussion on the benefits of it in writing and expression.
Our latest set of worksheets tackle Nouns and its types. In these sheets, Grade 5 and 6 students can learn to integrate their vocabulary into creative writing. These worksheets are free to download. Click here to get your free copy of worksheets, on other subjects and concepts.