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1 Punctuation & Grammar (PaG) in the New Curriculum Phase 3

2 Context New harder curriculum Woven into English sessions PaG lesson a week Use of PaG throughout wider curriculum writing

3 Assessment Aim – pupils to meet the age expected punctuation and grammar element Termly test Afternoon groups

4 Example Year 4 Questions Underline the adverbial phrase in this sentence: In the afternoon, the whole class went swimming. Write one suffix which can be used with all of these words: appoint agree pay Rewrite the following words as contractions with apostrophes: They have = We would =

5 Example of Content in Year 4 The difference between plural use of –s (girls) and possessive use of –s (the girl’s bag) The correct use of plural possessive (the girls’ bags) Punctuation of direct speech (punctuation prior to speech, inverted commas to open, initial capital letter, closing punctiation, inverted commas to close

6 Example Year 5 Questions Circle the two prepositions in this sentence: There are two good toyshops in my town and one of them is beside my house. Insert the correct relative pronoun to fill the gap in this sentence: Scotland, __________ my mother was born, is our favourite place to go on holiday. Underline the subordinate clause in this sentence While you were sleeping, I made you a lovely breakfast

7 Example of Content in Year 5 The use of relative pronouns Bracket, dashes & commas for parenthesis Commas within clauses to avoid ambiguity (A panda eats, shoots and leaves/ a panda eats shoots and leaves)

8 Example Year 6 Questions Rewrite this sentence using the passive voice Leila and Joshua tidied the whole classroom while the others went outside Add dashes to this sentence On the farm which is near out school there are pigs, goats and cows. Explain why a colon is used in this sentence. In the summer, we will visit a number of people in our family: aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.

9 Example of Content in Year 6 Synonyms and antonyms (Synonyms – two words that mean a similar thing e.g. happy & joyful Antonyms – opposite words e.g. happy/sad) Active and passive verb forms (the dog ate the bone/ the bone was eaten by the dog) Impersonal form (It’s time for bed as against the personal form, it’s time for you to go to bed)

10 Ways to help your child… Use the correct terminology when you discuss PaG with them Pick them up on incorrect grammar use in speech Websites to help: http://resources.woodlands- /

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