Ws/E2.4

Use a capital letter for proper nouns
(a) Understand what is meant by a proper noun
(b) Understand the purpose of marking proper nouns with an initial capital

Quick diagnostic test to assess students’ knowledge of ‘parts of speech’. Very useful and also makes a good launching point for work on sentence structure.

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

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

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

Not what it seems! A great game that can be played any time of year to help students construct, punctuate and spell simple sentences.

Level
E1
E2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E1.2
Ws/E1.3
Ws/E2.4
Ww/E1.1
Ww/E2.1

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

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 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

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
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E2.3
Rs/E2.4
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
AL Rw/E1.1
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