Y5 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Direct and Indirect Speech Lesson

This direct and indirect speech lesson covers the prior learning of recognising speech before moving onto the main skill of identifying and punctuating direct and indirect speech.

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 4: (4G5.7) Using and punctuating direct speech
English Year 4: (4G5.7) Use of inverted commas and other punctuation to indicate direct speech [for example, a comma after the reporting clause; end punctuation within inverted commas: The conductor shouted, “Sit down!”]

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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 nouns, before moving onto the main skill of pronouns. 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 5 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Year 5 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

This resource is the guidance and small steps for Autumn Block 1 from the free Year 5 GPS Scheme of Work. 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 5 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

Laura demonstrates turning a speech bubble into direct speech and adding in correct punctuation in this Direct Speech Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This Direct and Indirect Speech Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of recognising speech before moving onto the main skill of identifying and punctuating direct and indirect speech.

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Interactive Activity

These Direct and Indirect Speech Year 5 Lesson Slides have been designed to recap the necessary skills needed to understand direct and indirect speech.

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 GPS Direct Speech or Indirect Speech activity checks pupils' understanding of sentences using direct and indirect speech.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Direct Speech Game includes five questions designed to test pupils' understanding of identifying and punctuating direct speech.

2 Application

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Application

Application

This application task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the direct and indirect speech lesson.

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Main Activity

Main Activity

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of recognising and punctuation direct and indirect speech.

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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.

2 Homework

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Homework

Homework

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