SPAG: Using modal verbs and adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility
Modal Verbs PowerPoint
Learn how modal verbs modify verbs to indicate possibility, ability or obligation. Look at how modal verbs can be used to express shades of meaning.
Composition: Plan and write a short story in the style of Shaun Tan
This short presentation summarises the conventions for using commas, dashes and brackets to add parenthesis as well as the rules for punctuating direct speech.
SPAG: Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity
Revise the use of use of punctuation to indicate questions, statements and exclamations. Look at using commas in lists and to clarify meaning. Practise inserting commas and correctly punctuating sentences.
SPAG: Building cohesion with and across paragraphs
Pronouns and Determiners PowerPoint
Review the types of pronoun and how they are used in a sentence. Learn the difference between pronouns and determiners and how to identify them.
Cohesive Devices PowerPoint
Look at the different devices which can be used to create cohesion in a text: determiners and pronouns, conjunctions, adverbs and ellipsis. Learn how adverbials link ideas across paragraphs.