Maths: Hamilton's short maths blocks have all the benefits of our weekly plans. They also provide support and resources that were simply not possible when we produced the weekly plans. Find out about the advantages of short blocks.
Teaching Grammar: Lower Key Stage 2
Use these Grammar PowerPoint lessons to teach and revise Grammar for your Year 3, Year 3/4 or Year 4 class.
Adverbials: telling us about a verb; answering ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘how’ questions; adverbials with prepositions; word order of adverbials; fronted adverbials; punctuation; multiple adverbials.
Apostrophes: difference between plural and possessive ‘s’; plural possession; apostrophes for contraction.
Descriptive language: adjectives; adverbs; adverbials, including prepositional and noun phrases; with slides to practise identifying different types of descriptive language and what words they modify.
Punctuating speech and dialogue: direct speech and reporting clauses; capital letters and direct speech; interrupted direct speech; commas and clauses; explanations and questions; change of speaker.
Noun Phrases: revision of nouns and adjectives; noun phrases; expanding noun phrases using prepositional phrases.
Pronouns: personal, possessive, relative pronouns; determiners vs possessive pronouns.
Verb tenses: past form; present form; progressive form; past simple; past continuous; perfect form.
Expressions of time, place, cause and manner: expressing time with conjunctions, prepositions, adverbs; verbs and time, place and cause; choosing the best conjunction; punctuating conjunctions; prepositions and prepositional phrases linking phrases to sentences; adverbs to express time, place and manner; ordering adverbs.
Word classes: nouns (including proper nouns); verbs; adjectives; adverbs; pronouns; prepositions; articles; conjunctions.