Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Punctuation & grammar

Living room vocabulary - words and pictures

Submitted by Sian Evans on Mon, 2016-06-13 17:41

Pre-entry: Sentence Focus, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M8.2, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.1, Functional English - writing, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

8 pictures and words to teach the vocabulary of things in a living room. Can be cut up and used as a picture / word match activity for groups or as a whole class activity. Can also be used to practise alphabetical ordering. There is also
a worksheet, a labelling exercise and short simple writing activity to practise the structure ‘there is / there are’.

Days of the week - spelling activities

Submitted by Jacqueline Stamp on Mon, 2016-06-13 14:08

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E1.3, Ww/E2.1, Ww/E2.2, Functional English - writing, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

ESOL: ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1b, ESOL Ww/E2.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Using this resource, learners at E1-2 level learn to recognise vowels and consonants, spell the days of the week and identify these spellings with everyday activities and calendar usage. At E2-3 level learners can use the resource to develop their ideas into sentences that incorporate days of the week.

Using imperatives to write instructions

Submitted by Diane Lambert on Thu, 2010-10-28 12:01

Literacy: Rs/E3.1, Rt/E3.3, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3

Learners will re-write16 sentences as instructions in the imperative form.
With scaffolded help, examples, and a range of sentence styles to adapt.

Sparkling sentences for bonfire night

Submitted by Jo Collins on Sun, 2010-03-07 21:29

Literacy: Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Free tags: Guy Fawkes

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Teaching idea, Warm-up

Sparkling sentences for bonfire night is a lovely seasonal literacy starter activity that covers adjectives, adverbs, sentence structure and punctuation. The focus is on extending simple sentences to compound or complex setences. You will need a packet of sparklers.

Grammar Glamour

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

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!

Sentence level literacy

Submitted by Julie Hobson on Thu, 2008-04-17 15:53

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!

Love Heart Literacy assignment

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2008-02-04 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.3, Rt/L1.4, Rt/L1.5, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.7, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Ws/E2.2, Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Free tags: Valentine's Day, Smarties & Love Hearts

Context: History, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Covers alphabetical ordering, adjectives, reading comprehension, sentences and web research for E2-L2.

*Sadly the original background history (on which the comprehension is based) is no longer available on the Swizzels Matlow or Love Heart sites.

Level 2 grammar check Tarsia jigsaw

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2007-08-15 16:18

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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