SPAG: Expanded noun phrases; describing settings
Expanded Noun Phrases Presentation
Revise how noun phrases can be built with adjectives, adverbs and other nouns and then extend to explore how to extend these further with prepositional phrases.
SPAG: Explore the subjunctive form
Subjunctive Form PowerPoint
Explore the very formal register which is created by the subjunctive form. Identify and use the form for hypotheticals and demands, understanding how to apply the sentence structure and select the correct verb forms.
SPAG: Punctuating direct speech; prediction
Punctuating Speech PowerPoint
Revise dialogue layout and punctuation, including inverted commas, reporting clauses and starting a capital letter for opening speech. Interpret mixed-up speech and spot errors.
SPAG: Adverbs for time, place and manner; action scenes
Revise adverbs for time, place and manner. Identify the verbs which are modified by the adverbs and how adverbs tell us more about when, where and how. Explore the impact of verbs in story-writing.
Composition: Write a new version of a story by Anthony Browne
SPaG PowerPoint Adjectives and Noun Phrases as in Unit 2
Remind children of nouns and adjectives, next to their noun or not. Extend noun phrases using prepositions to add information.
SPaG PowerPoint Co-ordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions as in Unit 4
Remind children what a sentence is, identifying the active verb in each sentence. Teach how to join sentences using co-ordinating conjunctions and how to add information using subordinating conjunctions.
SPAG: Fronted adverbials: building tension
Children learn how adverbials modify verbs, how they can be positioned and the punctuation of fronted adverbials. Then explore their impact on creating a scene and building tension.