Who Makes the World Go Round? An activity for quantifiers

Identifying types of people and their tendencies is an interesting way to practice quantifiers. Consider the activity below.

Step 1 – Write this proverb on the board: It takes all kinds to make the world go round. As a class, discuss its meaning.

Step 2 – Explain that students will be writing statements about different groups of people and tendencies within those groups. To do so, they will be using quantifiers. They need to recall which can be used with count nouns, noncount nouns, or both. As a class, complete this sorting task: Draw three columns on the board for the three types of quantifiers. Call out one quantifier at a time and have students identify the group the quantifier belongs to. Look at the possible list on my handout Quantifiers Activity_handout.

Step 3 – Give each student a copy of the second page of my handout. You may have students work in pairs or small groups to complete the sentences. Members of a group must all agree on a single statement and write it on their copies.

Step 4 – As a whole class, go through each sentence completion and discuss the various ideas. Encourage agreement and disagreement to be voiced.


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Rebeca says:

    Grieta idea

  2. Marita Hernandez says:

    Great activity! Can’t wait to try it out.

    1. Hope your class enjoys it. 🙂

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