Y4 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Consolidating Speech Lesson

This Year 4 Consolidating Speech lesson covers the prior learning of direct and indirect speech before moving onto the main skill of consolidating speech.

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. 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 Objectives
English Year 4: Use of paragraphs to organise ideas around a theme.
English Year 3/4: Draft and write by organizing paragraphs around a theme.

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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 direct and indirect speech before moving onto the main skill of consolidating speech. 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 4 GPS Scheme of Work Summer Block 3 – Consolidation

Free Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Summer Block 3 – Consolidation

This is a free scheme of work for Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. This resource is the second block in the teaching sequence and includes 12 small steps with guidance for teaching.

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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 prior learning activity recaps the prior learning of direct and indirect speech before moving onto the main skill of consolidating 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 Speech Punctuation Game activity comprises 12 sentences, some with correct speech punctuation and some with incorrect speech punctuation.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Punctuating Direct Speech activity comprises questions designed to test pupils’ understanding of punctuating direct speech.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 GPS Recognising Speech activity checks pupils’ ability to recognise speech in written text.

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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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Mixed Activity

Mixed Activity

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of X

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Application

Application

This application task can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the Consolidating Speech Lesson.

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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.