Have to / Should / Want to

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Daily Grammar Sentences
Instructions:  Give the student the sentences in the second column (Sentences to be Corrected).  Students write corrected sentences and turn them in to the teacher to be checked.

Theme:
Class/School
Rules
Sentences to be Corrected
Corrected Sentences
Monday
Yous have to walks in hall.
Why him no want to keep him hands to himself?
I would no want to get in trouble.
You have to walk in the halls.
Why doesn't he want to keep his hands to himself?
I wouldn't want to get in trouble.
Tuesday
Why you did want to break the rule?
I do no want a bad consequence.
Kids should what is right.
Why did you want to break the rule?
I don't want a bad consequence.
Kids should do what is right.
Wednesday
Why I should raise my hand to speak?
I want listen to teacher.
Kids should no be noisy when working.
Why should I raise my hand to speak?
I want to listen to the teacher.
Kids shouldn't be noisy when working.
Thursday
You has to go ask for help.
Why do teachers wants to help all student?
They has to make sure no one is confused.
You have to go ask for help.
Why do teachers want to help all students?
They have to make sure no one is confused.
Friday
Kids should no fight at recess.
Students should are respectful.
Should me tell teacher when someone be mean?
Kids should not fight at recess.
Students should be respectful.
Should I tell the teacher when someone is mean?
Assessment can be made on three levels in Daily Grammar Sentences:
        1. Did the student recognize the mistake?
        2. Can they fix it?
        3. Can they produce a sentence using that grammar point in free speech?


Activity

Our Rules
Type of Activity:  Independent
Materials Needed:  Poster-sized construction paper, markers, crayons, pencil
Directions for student:

Design a poster for the classroom of rules to follow.  What should students do?  What should they not do?  Draw your poster so that it is colorful and easy to read.  Hang it on the classroom wall.
Can you do another poster for school rules?  Can you do another poster for students younger or older than you?

Assessment:  
Through written work and teacher observation, based on the quality of sentences produced.

My advice
Type of Activity:  Independent
Materials Needed:  Paper folded to make a book, markers, crayons, pencil
Directions for student:

Pick something you are good at.  Think about what a person must do and should do to learn your skill.  Should they practice?  Do they have to learn how to throw a ball?  Write and illustrate a book teaching people how to do your skill.  What must they do first?  Then what?  Read your book to the class and put it in the class library.

Assessment:  
Through written work and teacher observation, based on the quality of sentences produced.


Grammar Explanation

Want to, Should, and Have to all express the idea of intention/obligation to varying degrees. Want to is the weakest and Have to is the strongest.  All three are auxiliaries and are used with other verbs.  
Should is like can in that it does not change form with the third person singular.

Negatives and questions are formed just like they are with can.

Want to and Have to are conjugated in the simple present:


singular    
plural
first person
I want to go
we want to eat
second person
you have to read
you have to ride
third person
he wants to write
she             
it  has to write
they want to play
   

Negatives and questions are formed like other verbs in the simple present with the auxiliary do also added:

They do not want to go.  He does not have to finish.  I do not want to eat.
Do they want to go?  Does he have to finish?  Do I want to eat?