Y2 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

What are Adverbs? Lesson

This What are Adverbs? lesson covers the prior learning of verbs, before moving onto the main skill of understanding adverbs.

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 2: (2G1.6) Use of –ly in Standard English to turn adjectives into adverbs

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2 Teaching Support

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Teaching PowerPoint

Teaching PowerPoint

This teaching PowerPoint guides pupils through the prior learning of verbs, before moving onto the main skill of understanding adverbs. There are some modelled varied fluency and application and reasoning questions included at the end.

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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 2 GPS Scheme of Work Spring Block 1 – Word Classes 2

Free Year 2 GPS Scheme of Work Spring Block 1 – Word Classes 2

This is a free scheme of work for Year 2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. This resource is the first block in the teaching sequence and includes 5 small steps with guidance for teaching.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This What are Adverbs? Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of verbs before moving onto the main skill of adverbs.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Verbs Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of identifying 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.

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 problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of using adverbs.

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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 What are Adverbs? 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.