Reports and Explanation Texts
1) Grammar Presentation: Parenthesis
Explore what parenthetical information is and how we can identify in a sentence or add it. Discuss the different uses of commas, brackets and dashes for punctuating parenthesis and the impact on clarity and register.
2) Grammar Presentation: Phrases and Clauses
Consolidate children’s understanding of phrases and clauses in this short pre-teaching PowerPoint, in order to prepare them for adverbials revision. Discuss what makes a phrase and a clause, linking to adverbials, noun phrases and subordination.
3) Grammar Presentation: Adverbials
Revise how adverbials can give extra information explaining when, where and how. Explore how to punctuate adverbials when they are fronted.
Grammar Presentation: 5-Minute Revision, Unit 4
Deliver quick, focused revision (parenthesis, adverbials, word classes), which requires children only to have whiteboards. Questions are intentionally similar in content and style to the formal KS2 tests.
SPaG: Testing and Celebration
These mock Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling papers give your class the chance to practise for the SAT while remaining in the world of Percy Jackson.
Core: Introduction to blogs; features of informal writing
SPaG: Persuasion and Balanced Argument
Grammar Presentation: Adverbs of Possibility
Revise how adverbs of possibility can modify verbs and clauses, how they are punctuated and the impact they have. Explore how they can be used for prediction and persuasion.
Grammar Presentation: Active and Passive Voice
Revise subject, verb and object and explore how these can be manipulated to create active and passive voice. Identify the voice of sentences and explore the impact when the agent (doer) is removed from a passive sentence.
Grammar Presentation: Subordinate Clauses
Revise how subordinate clauses can add different types of information to main clauses, explaining, elaborating or adding a shade of meaning. Recap punctuation.
Grammar Presentation: 5-Minute Revision, Unit 7
Deliver quick, focused revision (adverbs of possibility, active and passive voice, subordinate clauses) which requires children only to have whiteboards. Questions are intentionally similar in content and style to the formal KS2 tests.
Instructions, Rules and Guides
1) Presentation: Apostrophes for Contraction and Possession
Revise how apostrophes are used to indicated contracted forms. Explore the difference in using the possessive apostrophe for singular and plural nouns.
2) Presentation: Subjunctive form for Requests and Demands
Revise how this very formal verb form can be used to make requests and commands. Identify when sentences use the subjunctive form, rewrite given sentences to make them more formal and write rules for mythical visitors.
3) Presentation: Sentence Forms
Revise the four sentence forms (statement, question, command, exclamation), their different functions and how to identify and punctuate them. Practise rewriting a sentence to change its form.
Presentation: 5-Minute Revision, Unit 3
Deliver quick, focused revision (apostrophes for contraction and possession, sentence forms, subjunctive form), which requires children only to have whiteboards. Questions are intentionally similar in content and style to the formal KS2 tests.