Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Adjectives Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie.


  • What are some examples of adjectives?
  • How do adjectives make writing more interesting?

During (Pause Points)

Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

  • Timecode 1:01What’s the purpose of adjectives?
  • Timecode 1:40: How does Tim’s addition of adjectives to Moby’s writing make it more interesting to read?  
  • Timecode 4:02: How can you get better at using adjectives?


  • Why should you limit the number of adjectives you use in a sentence?
  • What was your favorite adjective from the movie and why?

Lesson Plan Common Core State Standards Alignments