Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Punctuation & grammar

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’.

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
English
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Functional English - writing
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
Functional English reading
Pre-entry
pre-Entry Rw/M8.2 Associate sounds with patterns in letters, syllables, words,
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Ww/M8.2 Associate sounds with patterns in some letters, syllables. words, rhymes, songs
pre-Entry Ws/M8.1 Understand that words are grouped together to convey meaning, using rules & structure
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.1a Use and spell correctly some personal key words and familiar words
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols

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.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 1
English
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Functional English - writing
Ww/E2.2
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E2.1a Spell correctly majority of personal details & familiar common words
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Ww/E1.1a Use and spell correctly some personal key words and familiar words

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

Level
Entry Level 3
English
Rs/E3.1
Rt/E3.3
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

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.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

An 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!

Level
Level 2
Level 1
Entry Level 3
English
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

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
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
General literacy / English
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

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. However related information can be found at the following sites which can make a good introduction to the assignment.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
AL Ws/E2.2 Use Adjectives
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E2.4
Rt/L2.7
Rt/L2.3
Rt/L2.1
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L1.4
Rt/L1.3
AL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous texts
AL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer texts
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
History, culture, museums, libraries

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.

Level
Level 2
English
Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)
Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)