Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Punctuation & grammar

Giant meat-eating plant discovered

Submitted by Kathryn Galara on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:14

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar), Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Level: L2

A Level 2 text with vocabulary, comprehension, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and summarising questions.

Noun, verb or both (for Smart Notebook)

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Sat, 2009-10-17 17:25

Literacy: Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Interactive whiteboard

Level: E1, E2, E3

An interactive whiteboard activity with ten words to sort. Noun, verb or both is a good way to explore the way that words can be both nouns and verbs. Easily edited to suit E1-E3.

Noun cards

Submitted by Tom Gee on Sun, 2009-09-27 17:25

Literacy: Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Noun cards can be used for classifying and discussing nouns at all levels. Card sort activity with additional written option.

Verb charades

Submitted by Tom Gee on Sun, 2009-09-27 17:25

Literacy: Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Game

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Verb charades makes a great introduction to verbs at any level. Useful as a prompt for discussion and for building confidence and group collaboration.

London

Submitted by Jacqueline Buchanan on Thu, 2009-09-17 17:25

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.5, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Writing: text focus (composition), Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

A substantial 3 page text about capital city’s landmarks and tourist attractions. Ideal for students living in or visiting London. Followed by 6 pages of activities including questions, true/false, wordsearch, dictionary and alphabetical order work.

Grammar Glamour

Submitted by Sandie Divers on Wed, 2009-09-16 17:25

Literacy: Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar), Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Game, Interactive presentation

Level: E3, L1, L2

Grammar GlamourGrammar GlamourAn absolutely fabulous interactive board game that can be used as an informal assessment or simply as a fun activity at the end (or beginning!) of term. Designed to be played by two teams. Covers nouns, adjectives, verbs, punctuation, grammar, general knowledge and more!

Pronouns comprehension

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Fri, 2008-06-27 16:53

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A great set of 3 texts (all based on everyday experiences such as houses, pets and families). Students must answer the comprehension questions and then re-write each text, substituting the correct noun for each pronoun. Although written for ESOL students the texts also make ideal reading practice for Entry 2 literacy.

Sentence level literacy

Submitted by Julie Hobson on Thu, 2008-04-17 16:53

Literacy: General literacy / English, Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar), Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Informative presentation

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

A huge and very informative PPT that could easily be split into several smaller presentations. Covers parts of speech (nouns, verbs, pronouns, etc.), conjunctions, compound & complex sentences, active – passive, tense, ideas for creative writing and more!

Level 2 grammar check Tarsia jigsaw

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2007-08-15 17:18

Literacy: Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar), Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Tarsia jigsaw

Level: L2

A 16 piece triangular jigsaw puzzle where pairs or small groups of learners must match grammatical terms to the correct examples. Use for revision or as an ice breaker or starter near the beginning of term (and as a disguised initial assessment!).

Guaranteed to prompt discussion as learners solve puzzle. Terms covered include: apostrophes, pronouns, phrases, proper nouns, conjunctions, statements, etc.

All Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes.
You will need Tarsia Formulator in order to use this resource.

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