Y6 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Modal Verbs Lesson

This Modal Verbs lesson covers the prior learning of recognising modal verbs before moving onto the main skill of using modal verbs.

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 5: (5G4.1c) Using modal verbs to indicate degrees of possibility
English Year 5: (5G4.1c) Indicating degrees of possibility using modal verbs [for example, might, should, will, must

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of recognising modal verbs before moving onto the main skill of using modal verbs. 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 6 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Year 6 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 6 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 6 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 Modal Verbs to Indicate Degrees of Possibilty Video Tutorial, Jade discusses the use of modal verbs and how they can affect the meaning of a sentence. Throughout the video, there are questions for pupils to answer.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This Modal Verbs Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of recognising modal verbs before moving onto the main skill of using modal verbs.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Recognising Modal Verbs Game aims to help secure your child's understanding of recognising modal verbs.

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 5 Using Modal Verbs Game checks pupils' understanding of recognising and using modal verbs in sentences.

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Flashcards Activity

Flashcards Activity

These Year 5 Modal Verbs Flashcards include five questions designed to test pupils' understanding of modal verbs to indicate degrees of possibility.

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, application and reasoning questions for pupils to practise the main skill of modal verbs

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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 modal verbs lesson.

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.