Early Work Mixed SPAG

National Curriculum Objective

Year 1 English: (1G3.1) Joining words and joining clauses using ‘and’

Year 1 English: (1G5) Leaving spaces between words

Year 1 English: (1G5.1) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a capital letter

Year 1 English (1G5.1) Using a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’

Year 1 English: (1G5.2) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a full stop

Year 1 English: (1G5.3) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a question mark

Year 1 English: (1G5.4) Beginning to punctuate sentences using an exclamation mark

 

Learning how to use both familiar and new punctuation correctly (see English appendix 2) including:

Year 2 English (2G5.1) capital letters

Year 2 English: (2G5.2) full stops

Year 2 English (2G5.3) question marks

Year 2 English (2G5.4) exclamation marks

Year 2 English: (2G5.5) commas for lists

Year 2 English: (2G5.8) apostrophes for contracted forms

Year 2 English: (2G5.8) apostrophes for the possessive (singular)

Learn how to use:

Sentences with different forms:

Year 2 English: (2G2.1) statement

Year 2 English: (2G2.2) question

Year 2 English (2G2.3) command

Year 2 English: (2G2.4) exclamation

Year 2 English: (2G3.2) Expanded noun phrases to describe and specify [for example, the blue butterfly]

Year 2 English: (2G3.3) Co-ordination (using or, and, or but)

Year 2 English: (2G3.4) Subordination (using when, if, that, or because)

Year 2 English: (2G4.2) The present and past tenses correctly and consistently including the progressive form

Year 2 English: (2G7.1) Some features of written Standard English

Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

Year 3 and 4 English: (3G3.4) Extending the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, including: when, if, because, although

Year 3 and 4 English: (3G4.1b) Using the present perfect form of verbs in contrast to the past tense

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G1.5) Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition

Year 3 and 4 English: (3G1.4) Using conjunctions to express time and cause

Year 3 and 4 English: (3G1.6) Using adverbs to express time and cause

Year 3 and 4 English: (3G1.7) Using prepositions to express time and cause

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G5.6b) Using fronted adverbials

Learning the grammar for Years 3 and 4 in English Appendix 2

Indicate grammatical and other features by:

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G5.6b) Using commas after fronted adverbials

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G5.8) Indicating possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G5.7) Using and punctuating direct speech

Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English Appendix 2 accurately and appropriately when discussing their writing and reading

 

Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G1.6) Using adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G3.1a) Using relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (ie omitted) relative pronoun

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G3.2) Using expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G4.1b) Using the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G4.1c) Using modal verbs to indicate degrees of possibility

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G4.4) Using passive verbs to affect the presentation of information in a sentence

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G7.4) Recognising vocabulary and structures that is appropriate for formal speech and writing, including subjunctive forms

 

Learning the grammar for years 5 and 6 in English Appendix 2

Indicate grammatical and other features by:

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G5.6a) Using commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G5.9) Using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Using a colon to introduce a list

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Using colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Using semi-colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.12) Using dashes to mark boundaries between independent clauses

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.13) Using hyphens to avoid ambiguity

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.14) Punctuating bullet points consistently

Differentiation:

Beginner Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 1 Secure/Year 2 Emerging.

Easy Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 2 Secure/Year 3 Emerging.

Tricky Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Expert Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 4 Secure/Year 5 Emerging.

Brainbox Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 5 Secure/Year 6 Emerging.

Genius Mixed SPaG exercises.  Aimed at Year 6 Secure.

Answers included.

Mixed SPaG (Taster) - Early Morning Work Activity - All Levels (Worksheet/IWB Display)

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