ARTICLES Using A and An
To teach students how to identify articles - a, an and the. Students will learn to use a before nouns beginning with a consonants and an before nouns beginning with a vowel.
• To show students the difference between using the articles - a and an.
Have children write the proper article before each noun.
Reinforce that articles point to a noun.
A and an are only used with singular nouns. A good rule to remember is that A is used before words that begin with a consonant. An is used before words that begin with vowels - a, e, i, o, or u.