Y4 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Using Determiners Lesson

This Using Determiners lesson covers the prior learning of The, a or an? before moving onto the main skill of using determiners.

The lesson starts with a prior learning activity to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning with engaging reasoning and application tasks.

National Curriculum Objective
English Year 3: (3G1.8) Use the forms a or an according to whether the next word begins with a consonant or a vowel [for example, a rock, an open box]

Terminology for pupils: (4G1.8) determiners

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of The, a or an? before moving onto the main skill of using determiners. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This PowerPoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the varied fluency and application and reasoning worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

This is a free scheme of work for Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your English curriculum and allows you to cover the Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation objectives from the Year 4 National Curriculum.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Using 'A' or 'An' Video Tutorial, Vanessa shows pupils how to select the correct determiner.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This Using Determiners Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of The, a or an? before moving onto the main skill of using determiners.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Use A or An Game 1 allows pupils to practise using the determiners 'a' and 'an' before words and phrases and progress to identifying the correct use of each determiner in full sentences.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Use A or An Game 2 allows pupils to practise using the determiners 'a' and 'an' before words and phrases and progress to identifying the correct use of each determiner in full sentences.

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Flash Cards Activity

This Year 3 Use A or An Flash Cards allows pupils to practise using the determiners 'a' and 'an' before different words.

2 Varied Fluency

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Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to support the teaching of this step.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Determiners and Prepositional Phrases activity comprises questions designed to test pupils' understanding of determiners and prepositional phrases.

2 Application

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Application and Reasoning

Application and Reasoning

This differentiated worksheet includes application and reasoning questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Activity

Mixed Activity

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and application questions for pupils to practise the main skill of using determiners.

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Application

Application

This using determiners application task includes an activity which can be used to allow pupils to apply their understanding of the concepts taught in the using determiners lesson.

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Homework

Homework

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and application and reasoning questions to support the teaching of this step.