Rs/E2.4

Use punctuation and capitalisation to aid understanding
(a) Understand that different end-of-sentence punctuation marks are used for different purposes, and know the terms: full stop, question mark, exclamation mark
(b) Understand that this punctuation serves to help the reader make sense of written text, and apply this understanding in their own reading
(c) Understand that all end-of-sentence markers are followed by an initial capital, in continuous text written in complete sentences

A very useful worksheet that can be used to check your students’ understanding of basic punctuation.
Students match the name of the punctuation mark with its definition.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
Functional English - writing
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

An interactive PPT with type in boxes (great with a cordless keyboard). Each page provides a separate task – ideal for groups or pairs.

Level
Entry Level 2
English
Ws/E2.3
Rs/E2.4

Clear PPT gives straightforward explanations and examples of common, collective and proper nouns.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Rs/E2.4
Rs/E3.3
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E3.4

Entry Level punctuation cards for a variety of multisensory games, matching activities and challenges.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
English
Rs/E2.4
Rs/E3.3
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E1.3
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E3.4

A fabulous multi-sensory punctuation game. 8 large cards to laminate plus teaching ideas. Great for mixed ability classes.

Level
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
English
Rs/L1.1
Rs/E2.4
Rs/E3.3
Rs/L2.2
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E1.3
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E3.4
Ws/L1.3
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

Useful handout with definitions and examples of common punctuation marks, a really clever and fun re-writing exercise, cloze exercise, comprehension and more.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
English
Rs/E2.4
Rs/E3.3
Rs/L1.2
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E3.4
Ws/L1.3

A unique and refreshing way to introduce or reinforce previous work on capital letters. Jo came up with this idea after using Margaret Lagoyianni’s ‘We need capital letters’. You will need a shopping bag and other miscellaneous items!

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

A wonderful PowerPoint all about common and proper nouns, and when to use capital letters.
Imogen was inspired to create this from the ‘virtual shopping bag’ idea in Jo Williams’ ‘Shopping Bag Capital Letters’ and from Margaret Lagoyianni’s ‘We need to use Capital Letters’ (see below).

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

A very popular 29 page booklet with 14 Milestone 8 / Entry 1-2 paper-based word, sentence and text focus activities to accompany related on-screen resources (below). Updated in 2006.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Li…
(Unit 1, Lost and Found)

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaning
Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar words
Rs/E2.4
AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar texts
AL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short texts
AL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular words
AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patterns
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E1.3
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E2.4
Ww/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rw/M8.1
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Ww/M8.1
Context
Sport