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: Nouns or pronouns for clarity and cohesion; retelling legends
Children learn how pronouns can replace nouns and noun phrases. They explore two types: personal and possessive and explore their role in cohesion.
SPAG: Using and punctuating dialogue
Teach children about speech marks, end of speech punctuation and how to use and punctuate reporting clauses.
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: 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.
SPAG: Dialogue punctuation; role play; reading & comparing myths
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.