Full Stops and Capital Letters - SEN / ESL

This is a work sheet on using full stops and capital letters accurately in sentence demarcation. This resource is particularly aimed at SEN Entry Level pupils and pupils who older pupils who find sentence demarcation challenging. It is often difficult to get age appropriate material for older pupils who have yet to master the basics in punctuation and writing.

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Full Stops and Capital Letters Set of Worksheets

The resource includes a set of 15 age appropriate writing tasks to enable older SEN students to use full stops and capital letters accurately in sentence demarcation. The content is based on pupils and teachers at Sunnydale Comprehensive School.

Task 1 - Pupils rewrite a short paragraph (about 100 words) placing full stops and capital letters in the correct places. The content is designed to be engaging and about different characters who the pupils ought to be able to identify with.

Task 2 - Pupils complete a short comprehension about the paragraph answering in full sentences with a capital letter at the beginning and full stop at the end.

Task 3 - Involves pupils writing a short paragraph about a character.

These worksheets are ideal to give pupils practice at using capital letters and full stops in their writing to reinforce and consolidate this skill.

Full Stops - 40 Slide PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains a 40-slide PowerPoint lesson presented by the punctuation character - the ‘Full Stop’ explaining how and when to use the full stop and why it is important to place it accurately in writing. It also clearly demonstrates that a capital letter is needed at the start of a sentence. Ample opportunities are provided throughout the PowerPoint for pupils to decide where the full stops and capital letters should go.

These resources are particularly aimed at SEN / ESL / Entry Level students who find sentence demarcation challenging. It is often difficult to get age appropriate material for older pupils who have yet to master the basics in punctuation and writing.

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