SPAG Using dialogue in own writing effectively
This presentation revises and consolidates the rules for punctuation of direct speech.
Comprehension: Explore plot, settings and language features
A simple fantasy narrative told in the form of a quest. It is ideal for children whose comprehension outruns their ability to decode as it draws on iconic characters such as superheroes which are culturally relevant to children and engage their attention.
You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.
SPAG: Identify grammatical word classes
Grammar PowerPoint: Grammatical Word Classes, including adverbials
Children learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions and then use phrases starting with a preposition to create adverbials.
SPAG: Using modal verbs to indicate degrees of possibility
Modal Verbs PowerPoint
This presentation teaches about modal verbs, their use and the position they take in a sentence.
SPAG: Writing dialogue, including reporting clauses and alternatives to ‘said’
Grammar PowerPoint: Writing dialogue
Children learn about speech marks, correct end of sentence punctuation, and layout for dialogue. They also consider where the placing of the reporting phrase at the end or in the middle of the speech.
SPAG: Punctuating dialogue; role play and retelling
Punctuating Direct Speech PowerPoint
Teach the conventions for writing direct speech. Spot and correct errors in punctuated speech. Explore incorporating action and description.