Teach children to identify active verbs and their subjects, also how to use auxiliary verbs in creating continuous verb forms.
Explain single clause sentences, then demonstrate how conjunctions are used to add subordinate clauses, giving information about time, place and cause.
Conjunctions for Time and Cause PowerPoint
Teach how conjunctions can be used to extend sentences to express time and cause. Explore clause order and how to punctuate a sentence which opens with a subordinate clause.
Teach children about speech marks, end of speech punctuation and how to use and punctuate reporting clauses.
Grammar PowerPoint: Present Perfect Form
Revise verbs and simple past and present verb forms, before learning to identify and build sentences in present perfect form. Discuss when the present perfect form is used in writing.
Grammar PowerPoint: Dialogue
Children identify, read and learn how to punctuate direct speech, including inverted commas, commas between clauses and end of speech clause punctuation.
Punctuating Dialogue PowerPoint
Children learn about direct speech and how to record it, using inverted commas, reporting clauses and using a new line to show changes in speaker.