English Language KS3: Adverbs and Adverbials

Farmer Frank gets to grips with adverbs and adverbials.

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, what should have been a normal day’s harvesting goes awry when dangerous driving leads Farmer Frank into a bees’ nest – luckily he learns about adverbs and adverbials along the way.

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

Teacher Notes

In small groups or with the whole class, students perform actions in the style of an adverb.

Students take a piece of fictional or creative writing that they have completed and rewrite a section of it using adverbial phrases to start each sentence before considering how it improves the effect of the work.

Curriculum Notes

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