Y1 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Capital Letters for Names of People Lesson

This Capital Letters for Names of People lesson covers the prior learning of applying phonics sounds to label pirate related images, before moving onto the main skill of using capital letters for names of people.

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. 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 1: (1G5.1) Using a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of applying phonics sounds to label pirate related images, before moving onto the main skill of using capital letters for names of people. 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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Free Year 1 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 4 – Capital Letters 1

Free Year 1 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 4 – Capital Letters 1

This resource is the second block in the teaching sequence and includes 5 small steps with guidance for teaching. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your English curriculum and allows you to cover the GPS objectives from the Year 1 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

This Capital Letters for Names of Places, People, Dates and ‘I’ Video Tutorial explains how to punctuate sentences using capital letters for proper nouns and the personal pronoun ‘I’.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This Capital Letters for Names of People Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of applying phonics skills to label different pirate related images, before moving onto the main skill of using capital letters for names of people.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Pirates Labelling Game is designed to check your pupils' ability to apply their phonics knowledge to label images relating to pirates.

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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Mixed Activity

Mixed Activity

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of using capital letters for names of people.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Capitals Year 1 Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of using capital letters for names.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Capital Letters Year 1 Game aims to supports pupils’ understanding and application of using capital letters for names.

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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Application

Application

This application task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the Capital Letters for Names of People 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.