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Insert a Colon KS2 SPAG Test Practice

These questions have been taken from the KS2 SPAG test to help your children practise specific question types.

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

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Use of semi-colons within lists

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.11) Use of the semi-colon to mark the boundary between independent clauses [for example, It’s raining; I’m fed up]

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.10) Use of the colon to mark the boundary between independent clauses 

Year 5 and 6 English: (6G5.12) Use of the dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses

 

Differentiation:

Beginner Sentences requiring a colon before a list of items. Aimed at Year 6 Emerging.

Easy Sentences requiring a colon before a list of items and to add emphasis. Aimed at Year 6 Developing.

Tricky Sentences requiring a colon before a list of items, to add emphasis and to separate 2 closely linked clauses. Aimed at Year 6 Secure.Worksheets include answers.

Insert a Colon - Beginner (Worksheet)

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Insert a Colon - Easy (Worksheet)

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Insert a Colon - Tricky (Worksheet)

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