Ws/L1.3

Punctuate sentences correctly and use punctuation so that meaning is clear
(a) Know all the punctuation markers for the beginnings and ends of sentences, and know when to use each one
(b) Understand when commas are needed in sentences, to separate parts of some complex sentences or enclose extra information, and that commas should not be used in place of full stops
(c) Understand that, in writing which is not in sentences, other punctuation can be used to make meaning clear, e.g. colons to mark the start of a list, dashes before each item in a vertical list

Explains about end of sentence markers and includes a practice sheet where students must finish each sentence with the correct punctuation mark..

Level
E3
L1
English
Ws/E3.4
Ws/L1.3

An unpunctuated text. Students must add capital letters, commas, full stops and apostrophes so that it makes sense.

Level
L1
L2
English
Rs/L1.2
Rs/L2.2
Ws/L1.3
Ws/L2.4
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

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

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
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
Ws/L2.4

Another amazing PowerPoint from Jennifer Baines.

Something here for all levels: information, examples and onscreen activities cover a host of topics inc: simple, compound and complex sentences; punctuation; question words; coordinating and subordinating conjunctions; formal letter writing; topic and concluding sentences; a handy ‘Is it a sentence?’ checklist, structuring an argument, linking paragraphs.

Also great for teacher reference.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E3.1
Ws/L1.1
Ws/L2.1
Ws/E3.4
Ws/L1.3
Ws/L2.4
Wt/L1.3
Wt/L2.3
Wt/L1.4
Wt/L2.5
Wt/L2.6

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

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

A set of resources for E3/L1 literacy and ESOL. Includes a shared text for reading comprehension, punctuation exercise and a web quest.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rt/L1.1
SLlr/L1.2
Ws/E3.3
Ws/L1.3
Rt/E3.9
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.5
Rt/E3.8
Context
History

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
L1
E3
E2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4

Wonderful handout and series of differentiated worksheets for E1-L1. With topical news items, and work related activities.

Note: Sept 2011 – picture added and curriculum mapping improved.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
English
AL Ww/E1.2
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Ws/E1.3
Ws/E1.2

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
L1
E3
E2
English
Ws/L1.3
Ws/E3.4
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.3
Rs/L1.2
Rs/E3.3
Rs/E2.4