The Farm work is a rite of passage and every child who enters the classroom looks forward to receiving this lesson! The Farm is how we introduce the functions of words (i.e., grammar) and can be easily replicated in the home environment. Students are introduced to the article, adjective. and noun by using farm animals. We write a phrase down for the child to read and then ask questions to guide them to label the noun, adjective, and article.
The brown cow.
- “Which word tells us what type of animal I wanted?” cow (noun).
- “Which word tells us what kind of cow I wanted?” brown (adjective).
- “Which word tells us if I wanted a specific brown cow?” the (article).