Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Semi-colons, colons and dashes to mark independent clauses

A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 punctuation objectives requiring pupils to understand the use of semi-colons, colons and dashes to mark independent clauses. The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion. In addition, a short assessment test containing five SATs style questions linked to the objective is included with an accompanying answer sheet.

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  • Yr-6-Semi-colons--colons-and-dashes-to-mark-independent-clauses.pptx
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Created: Jan 16, 2018

Updated: Nov 4, 2019

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