Y4 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Modifying Adjectives and Nouns Lesson

This Year 4 Modifying Adjectives and Nouns lesson covers the prior learning of noun phrases before moving onto the main skill of modifying adjectives and nouns.

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 Objectives
English Year 4: (4G3.2) Noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases (e.g. the teacher expanded to: the strict maths teacher with curly hair)

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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 noun phrases, before moving onto the main skill of modifying adjectives and nouns. 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 Spring Block 3 – Noun Phrases

Free Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Spring Block 3 – Noun Phrases

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 5 small steps with guidance for teaching.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This prior learning activity recaps the prior learning of noun phrases before moving onto the main skill of modifying adjectives and nouns.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Expanded Noun Phrases Matching Cards Game has been designed with 12 matching cards to check pupils’ understanding of using expanded noun phrases.

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 Adjectives, Nouns and Noun Phrases activity checks pupils’ understanding of using modifiers to make a noun more specific.

2 Application

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Application

Application

This application task which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the modifying adjectives and nouns lesson.

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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 modifying adjectives and nouns.

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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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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and application and reasoning questions to support the teaching of this step.