English Language KS3: Adjectives

Big Dave gets to grips with adjectives.

Part of a series of animated films following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film, Big Dave gets in a fix whilst fixing the road – and cements his understanding of adjectives.

This clip is from the series Grammar for 11-14 year olds.

Teacher Notes

Use as a starter activity before exploring descriptive writing.

Analyse the way in which adjectives are used to describe character.

Analyse the use of adjectives to describe place. Ask students to replace adjectives to give a completely different sense of place.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.