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Children will: 

 

  • Comprehension: read a range of performance poetry, justify their answers, dislikes and likes.
    • Complete a number of the poetry comprehensions set on Studyladder.

 

Complete the comprehension activities below if you are having any issues accessing the comprehensions on Studyladder or want some extra work.

 

 

  • Sentence: know how to use a wider range of punctuation marks- semi-colons, colons and dashes.
    • Watch the video clips below.
    • Read the PowerPoints below and complete the activities.
    • Complete the activities in the punctuation file.

 

Colons and semicolons | English - Grammar for 11-14-year-olds

Suitable for teaching 11-14s. Follow Farmer Frank's adventures and mishaps as he gets to grips with colons and semi-colons. Subscribe for more English clips ...

Punctuation: Using dashes, semi-colons & colons to link sentences (KS2)

What will I learn? How to use dashes, semi-colons & colons to link two sentences. Questions: What is the effect of inserting a dash between two sentences? Wh...

  • Word: understand the variety of uses of dictionaries, thesauruses and digital sources: to explore spellings, meanings, derivations and origins of slang, idioms, clichés, contemporary usage and quotations
    • Read the PowerPoints below and complete the activities.