SPAG: Identifying adverbials and using these to add cohesion
SPAG: Commas for clarity: subordinate clauses
Commas for Clarity PowerPoint
Revise commas in lists and for fronted adverbials before focusing on using commas to mark subordinate clauses. Revise subordinating conjunctions and explore clause order.
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.
Composition: Write a short story based on those read; use paragraphs effectively
SPAG: Use brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis
Children are introduced to the idea of adding extra information into a complete sentence and learn how to use commas, brackets and dashes to indicate parenthesis. They look at the effect that each of these types of punctuation have.