Where Should the Dash Go? KS2 SPAG Test Practice

These questions have been taken from the KS2 SPAG test to help your children practise specific question types.

National Curriculum Objectives 
English Y5/6: Brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis
English Y5/6: Use of the semi-colon, colon and dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses [for example, It’s raining; I’m fed up]

Differentiation:

Beginner Add parenthesis (simple explanation) using one dash. Three options to choose from. Aimed at Year 5 Developing.

Easy Add parenthesis using a pair of dashes. Five options to choose from. Aimed at Year 5 Secure/Year 6 Emerging.

Tricky Join two independent clauses using one dash. Four options to choose from. Aimed at Year 6 Developing.

Worksheets include answers.

Where Should the Dash Go? - Beginner (Worksheet)

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