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English Year 5 Spring Argument and Debate

Argument and Debate

School uniform, detentions, mobile phones or screen time - there’s always an argument! This block lays the groundwork for effective argument and persuasion, written and spoken. Plus grammar: cohesion, paragraphs, commas.

Start with the core unit to introduce key texts. Then select from comprehension, SPAG and composition units.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Practising argument and debate
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

SPAG
Unit 2 SPaG: Adverbials for cohesion
(suggested as 3 days)

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You Will Need

Presentation
Grammar Presentation: Adverbials for Cohesion

Comprehension
Unit 3 Spoken Language: Class Debate
(suggested as 4 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

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SPAG
Unit 4 SPaG: Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity
(suggested as 2 days)

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Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Discussion writing
(suggested as 2 days)

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SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.