Y1 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Full Stops Lesson

This Full Stops lesson covers the prior learning of applying phonics sounds to label home related words, before moving onto the main skill of using full stops.

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: (1G5.2) Beginning to punctuate sentences using a full stop

English Year 1: (1G5.2) Introduction to full stops to demarcate sentences

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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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Free Year 1 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 2 – Punctuating Sentences

Free Year 1 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 2 – Punctuating Sentences

This is a free scheme of work for Year 1 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 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 Full Stops Video Tutorial explains how to punctuate sentences using full stops.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This Full Stops Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of applying phonics sounds to label home related words before moving onto the main skill of using full stops.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Home Labelling Game is designed to check pupils' ability to use their phonics knowledge to label home related images.

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 1 Punctuation Game gives your pupils the opportunity to show that they are beginning to understand and use full stops.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Using Full Stops Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of basic punctuation.

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 full stops.

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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 Full Stops 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.