Testing and celebration ('Order of the Phoenix')
These mock Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling papers give your class the chance to practice for the SAT while remaining in the world of Harry Potter.
SPAG: Identifying adverbials and using these to add cohesion
Adverbials to Add Cohesion PowerPoint
This presentation revises the formation and use of adverbials, including the use of prepositions and fronted adverbials. Children are then shown how these aid cohesion.
Comprehension: Read, listen to and discuss traditional tales
The Mouse, The Frog and The Little Red Hen
This is a rhyming version of the traditional tale with quirky illustrations guaranteed to make you smile. The ending will please children who may be reading this simple text for the first time.
You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.
SPAG: Expanded noun phrases
Noun Phrases PowerPoint
Children learn how to use adjectives and also phrases starting with a preposition to add description to nouns.
Composition: Write a short story based on those read; use paragraphs effectively
Use of Paragraphs PowerPoint
Children learn how to break their writing into paragraphs, and decide the criteria for using these effectively. They consider how paragraphs contribute to cohesion and also the role of adverbs in linking these.
SPAG: Using the perfect form to indicate time or cause
Use of the Perfect Form PowerPoint
Children revise tenses, including present and past. They revise the perfect form and look at how its use relates to what we know about time or cause.