Y3 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Apostrophes 2

This Year 3 Apostrophes 2 lesson covers the prior learning of recognising apostrophes for possession before moving onto the main skill of using apostrophes for possession.

The lesson starts with a prior learning activity to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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 Objectives

English Year 2: (2G5.8) Apostrophes to mark where letters are missing in spelling and to mark singular possession in nouns [for example, the girl’s name]

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2 Teaching Support

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of recognising apostrophes for possession before moving onto the main skill of using apostrophes for possession. 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 3 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Year 3 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Autumn Block 1 Guidance with Notes for Year 3 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling designed to be used in conjunction with your English curriculum and allows you to cover the Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation objectives from the Year 3 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 Apostrophes Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to use apostrophes for contraction and singular possession.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This prior learning activity recaps the prior learning of recognising apostrophes for possession before moving onto the main skill of using apostrophes to show possession.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 GPS Introducing Possession activity checks pupils' understanding of using apostrophes for possession.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Plural or Possession activity comprises questions designed to text pupils' understanding of adding s for plurals and adding 's to show possession.

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 Apostrophes for Possession Game checks pupils’ understanding and awareness of when apostrophes should be used to show possession.

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Flash Cards

Flash Cards

This Year 3 Apostrophes for Possession Flash Cards checks pupils' understanding of using apostrophes for possession.

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 aprostrophes for possession.

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Application

Application

This application task can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the apostrophes for possession lesson.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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