Punctuation Practice (2)Quick View

Punctuation Practice (2)

A set of five novel extracts (all copyrights to the authors) from classic fiction to exam board favourites, each with their key punctuation marks missing. The tasks are easily adaptable, and answers are included.
Pigeon Punctuation! End Punctuation SortQuick View

Pigeon Punctuation! End Punctuation Sort

Who better to teach about punctuation then Mo Willems' Pigeon?!? This introduction to end punctuation fits right into a Mo Willems author study, and will help your students learn to read with as much expression as the Pigeon and his friends! You will get 3 punctuation posters (period, question mark, and exclamation point), 3 end-mark headings for an anchor/ pocket chart, 12 sentences for sorting under the headings, and 3 cut-and-paste review sheets where you match the best punctuation mark with the sentence. Please contact me with any comments, concerns, or requests
Direct Speech Punctuation ActivitiesQuick View

Direct Speech Punctuation Activities

Two activities involving identifying correctly and incorrectly punctuated direct speech. Pupils must look carefully at the direct speech to check if the correct punctuation has been used and if it is all in the correct place. There are two activities provided: • Direct Speech Punctuation Cards: pupils sort the cards into correct and incorrect piles. Great for paired or small group work. Large and small cards are provided, plus a presentation to use to go through the answers or to use as a whole class quiz. • Direct Speech Punctuation Worksheet: pupils identify whether the speech has been correctly or incorrectly punctuated and then make any necessary corrections. Great as an independent task. This worksheet uses different examples to the cards/quiz. The speech punctuation used includes inverted commas (speech marks), capital letters, commas and end of sentence punctuation (full stops, exclamation marks or question marks). Different formats of direct speech are given as examples with the reporting clause in different positions, including: • The reporting clause before the direct speech • The reporting clause after the direct speech • Two or more sentences of direct speech together • The reporting clause separating one sentence of direct speech • The reporting clause separating two sentences of direct speech A variety of verbs are used in the reporting clauses instead of ‘said’. Answers to all tasks are included. All documents available as easily editable Word or Powerpoint documents and as PDFs. These activities are suitable for years 4, 5 or 6. If you buy this resource and are pleased with your purchase, leave a review and receive another up to the value of this one for free. Just email helen-teach@outlook.com with your username, the reviewed resource and the resource you would like for free. You may also be interested in: ✦ Apostrophes in Possessive Nouns Punctuation Activities & Quiz ✦ Explanation Text: How Do Bees Make Honey? ✦ Daily Grammar & Writing Nuggets with Answers - Term BUNDLE ✦ Ogre 4 Example Fiction and Non-Fiction Texts BUNDLE with Feature Identification & Answers For more resources, visit Helen Teach’s shop.
Punctuation Match Up And AnswersQuick View

Punctuation Match Up And Answers

Students can use different colours to correctly identify the name of each piece of punctuation and then match each piece of punctuation to the correct definition. This could also be used as a cut, sort and stick activity.
Grammar Sorting BoardsQuick View

Grammar Sorting Boards

Six grammar sorting boards for developing fine motor skills and sorting words (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs), punctuation marks (full stop, question mark, exclamation mark), connecting words (prepositions, conjunctions, interjections) and types of sentences including connectives matching.
Sentence Type Sorting ActivityQuick View

Sentence Type Sorting Activity

This activity is ideal for practicing the four different sentence types. It can be enlarged onto A3 paper and used as a small group activity, or printed on A4 and used as a cut and stick task.
Punctuation Full LessonQuick View

Punctuation Full Lesson

This is a full lesson ready to teach which includes a powerpoint, lesson starter(embedded countdown activity video), a hands on card sort activity and a plenary worksheet. It covers all the purposes of different types of punctuation in the english language. A great effective lesson.
Punctuation: Sentence DetectivesQuick View

Punctuation: Sentence Detectives

This pack consists of several activities that could be used to help pupils to examine sentences, look for key features and identify different sentence types. The activities will: allow the teacher to interactively demonstrate different types of sentences and allow pupils to sort sentences into the relevant groups. This pack contains: seven screens for use on the interactive, whiteboard , and three worksheets.
Adjective SortQuick View

Adjective Sort

Straightforward KS1 or KS2 worksheet to sort adjectives into labelled “bags”. Starter, homework or booster activity. Suitable also for SEN or EAL pupils.
Valentine's Day Punctuation Matching ActivityQuick View

Valentine's Day Punctuation Matching Activity

Product Description Help your children learn simple punctuation in a fun and hands on way! The Post Box punctuation game is a great way to get children thinking and learning about punctuation with tears. This colourful and clean designed game helps promote reading as well as understanding sentence ending punctuation. About this product This product focuses on punctuation for the four main types of sentences. Statements Questions Exclamatory sentences Commands This product contains 3 types of postbox templates with instructions to create standing post boxes. This product also contains 60 letters/postcards (15 letters/postcards for each type of sentence) with sentences missing their ending to be sorted into the correct postbox. Directions for use: To prepare the product. Print, cut out and laminate all the postcards/letter for durability. Print and laminate the postboxes and follow this instructions inside to create freestanding post boxes. Uses for product Punctuation sorting Sentence reading
Celebrity tweets for punctuation workQuick View

Celebrity tweets for punctuation work

Created for 5/6 but could be used for Year 4. The aim is to correctly punctuate celebrities tweets, pre-dominantly looking at capital letters and full stops as well as then looking at commas and semi-colons. Builds in to spelling as well by editing the spellings of certain words for children to then spot. First two pages are aimed at LA, pages 3 and 4 and for MA with pages 5 and 6 aimed at HA.
Revision mix : spelling, punctuation and grammar.Quick View

Revision mix : spelling, punctuation and grammar.

This resource has three revision mixes of grammar and punctuation exercises as well as three worksheets on homophones. These could be used for general revision purposes or set as homework tasks. Pupils attempt to improve sentences and make them more interesting, substitute more powerful verbs, identify prepositions etc. They are required to write descriptive paragraphs such as describing a friend, an ideal bedroom or a favourite animal. Colour synonyms need to be sorted into groups. The intention here is to widen and improve vocabulary choices. Suitable for ages 10+
Adverb SortingQuick View

Adverb Sorting

Sets of adverbs for children to cut up and sort by type. The adverbs may then be used to practise extending sentences. I like to encourage my class to challenge their partner to come up with a sentence using one or more of the adverbs. This resource provides lots of opportunities for really practical whiteboard sentence practice.
Autumn Winter Sorting taskQuick View

Autumn Winter Sorting task

Sorting task designed for students with autism / SEN This is designed to be used in different ways depending on ability level: * cut and laminate cards, students sort into 'autumn' and 'winter' baskets. * students write 'autumn' and 'winter' in books, they then cut and paste pictures under the correct heading. * students write headings in book then use chart to write each fact into their books * students write headings in book then use chart to write sentences, using each fact in a sentence.
Sorting MatsQuick View

Sorting Mats

Reproduce laminate or place in sheet protector for reuse with Word Study Sorting Concept Sorts Theme or content sorting
Punctuation: Commas - Playlist and Teaching NotesQuick View

Punctuation: Commas - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 3 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one sorting question • Definitions of key terms, such as punctuation marks • Examples of correct usages of commas with direct addresses • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK levels
Abstract and Concrete Nouns | Word Sort | Flashcards | EDITABLEQuick View

Abstract and Concrete Nouns | Word Sort | Flashcards | EDITABLE

This abstract and concrete noun sorting activity is designed to prompt discussion as well as stretch learners and consolidate skills. Attractive flashcards come in three designs, and I have also included PNGs of image-only flashcards for you to add an extra layer of discussion, or to differentiate for your gifted and talented learners. The text on each flashcard is fully editable for you to adapt the font or change the language, making this set of cards a bilingual resource too! If you found this helpful, you might also like: Oracy Mats | Speaking and Listening | Prompts and Sentence Starters Oracy | Free Choice Talk | Individual Presentation | Planning Accuracy Passport | Improve Punctuation and Grammar | Literacy Secondary Grammar Mat | Supporting Writing | Literacy Secondary Punctuation Mat | Supporting Writing | Literacy Ambitious Sentence Structures Mat | Literacy Stretch | Challenge MAT Ambitious Punctuation Mat | Literacy Stretch | Challenge MAT Student Newsbites | Introduction Activity | Back to School Secondary Persuasive Writing Bingo | Any Topic | Differentiated Layouts Primary Persuasive Writing Bingo | Any Topic | Differentiated Layouts Primary Grammar Mat | Supporting Writing | Literacy Primary Punctuation Mat | Supporting Writing | Literacy Guided Practice | Literature Essay Frame
KS1:Generating and Punctuating Questions - Planning & ResourcesQuick View

KS1:Generating and Punctuating Questions - Planning & Resources

L.O’s - To understand what a question sentence is. - To be able to identify ‘question’ words. - To be able to add the correct punctuation to a question. - To be able to generate questions independently. This resource includes planning and resources for two sessions when teaching questions. It includes: -Planning for two sessions -IWB Resource with learning objectives and initial whole class activity. -Spinners to generate questions. -Sorting activity - Question or Statement. -Class write up for literacy books.
Adverb Cards Sorting ActivityQuick View

Adverb Cards Sorting Activity

A list of adverbs that can be used to sort and teach the different types of adverbs (how, where and when). Can be read aloud and used as an auditory activity or printed out to make cards for a hunt/feely box/spinner/dice game or shrunk to make an assessment worksheet.
Nouns and Not Nouns Sorting ActivityQuick View

Nouns and Not Nouns Sorting Activity

In this activity the students will be sorting the pictures/ words according to their category. They can sort them out into 5 groups (Nouns [people, animals, things, places] and not nouns). You can print and laminate the sheets in A4 size or you can decide to make them smaller in A5 size. You can either use velcro or blue tack to stick the pictures/words in their correct place, or else the students can just place them on a box in the correct category.