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1
English grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • May 2013 - A new statutory test of English
    grammar, punctuation and spelling was introduced
    for children at the end of Key Stage 2.
  • Levels 3-5.
  • Level 6.

2
The New Curriculum
  • Specific content to be covered in the areas of
    spelling , vocabulary, grammar and punctuation.
  • These are set out yearly across both key stages.
  • Childrens abilities in these technical aspects
    of English are tested in the end of KS2 test.

3
The New Curriculum
4
How is it taught at Syresham?
  • Years 1 to 4
  • Required grammar punctuation content taught as
    part of learning to write a range of genres.
  • Year 5 6
  • Grammar punctuation content is still taught
    within writing genres.
  • 1 x discrete grammar lesson per week.
  • Recaps each aspect of required curriculum
    content.
  • Teaches children to understand the question style
    wording used within the test.

5
Definitions
  • Word Class.
  • Vocabulary/Language.
  • Sentence Class.
  • Sentence Structure.
  • Punctuation.

6
Definitions Word Class
  • Words fall within different word categories.
  • Nouns name things, ideas or people. They can be
    concrete, common, proper, abstract or collective
    e.g. cat, castle, love, fact
  • Adjectives describe nouns e.g. red cat bleak,
    intimidating castle undying love interesting
    fact.
  • Verbs are doing or being words. They can behave
    in a range of ways e.g. kick, is, feel, seem.
  • Adverbs describe how, where, and when things
    happen. They describe verbs e.g. peacefully,
    carefully, outside, by the car, tomorrow, today

7
Definitions Vocabulary Language
  • Making the correct choice of word for right
    situation.
  • Singular and Plural
  • Tense
  • Synonyms same meaning
  • Antonyms opposite meaning
  • Prefix suffix.

8
Definitions Sentence Class
  1. Did you empty the dishwasher?
  2. You did empty the dishwasher.
  3. Empty the dishwasher.
  4. You did empty the dishwasher!

9
Definitions Sentence Structure
  • A sentence - one or more clauses which combine
    to make meaning.
  • There are a number of different types.
  • Simple one clause.
  • Compound - two simple sentences joined by a
    connective.
  • Clauses main subordinate.
  • Complex contains a subordinate clause or clauses.

10
Definitions Punctuation
  • Give sentences clarity meaning.
  • Capital letters
  • Full stops
  • Apostrophes
  • Commas in lists
  • Commas to mark clauses
  • Semi colons.

11
Grammar Punctuation
  • Now its your turn...
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