Punctuation

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Punctuation and conjunctions pyramidsNew!
A set of pyramids to cut out and display on students' desks for  … read more
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Avoiding comma splicing
Instructions for how to avoid comma splicing and a number of  … read more
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Perfecting direct speech
Students practise punctuating direct speech and writing their  … read more
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Apostrophe practice
A worksheet that explains the two main uses of apostrophes through  … read more
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Understanding and using semi-colons
A PowerPoint which takes students through the 'rules' with a  … read more
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Are these semi-colons used correctly?
A Yes/no interactive activity, in which students identify the  … read more
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Spelling and punctuation game
A fun board game for students to practise their spelling, punctuation  … read more
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Ending sentences
A handy worksheet for students to practise end of sentence punctuation.  … read more
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Using capital letters and full stops correctly
A useful worksheet to help students practise their punctuation.  … read more
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Punctuation Bingo!
Match the words to the definitions. Laminate the bingo cards  … read more
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Punctuation pyramid
A pyramid to cut out and display on desks as a visual reminder  … read more
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Punctuation fan
A handy fan of punctuation marks, ready to print, laminate and  … read more
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Punctuation writing placemat
Achieve punctuation perfection from your students by giving them  … read more
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Self-mark punctuation starters: colons
A useful summary of colon use with example sentences for students  … read more
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Using semicolons
Students explore when semicolons are used and practise adding  … read more
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Quick capital letter exercises
A worksheet focusing on the use of capital letters in titles,  … read more
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Comma splice alert!
This handy PowerPoint explains what a comma splice is, and asks  … read more
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SPaG: Fortune teller game
A flexible and fun template, which can be used for a variety  … read more
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Apostrophe game
A quick starter or consolidation game, focusing on apostrophe  … read more
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Capital letters
Students practise using capital letters correctly. An ideal starter  … read more
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Pick apart your punctuation
Differentiate punctuation practice according to the needs of  … read more
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Teachers TV video - Hard to teach punctuation
A series of hands-on, interactive approaches to teaching pun  … read more
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Speech in a bubble
Practise punctuating gory speech with this activity based on  … read more
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Changing meaning with commas
How one little comma can make the world of difference!  … read more
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Starters for all: punctuation
These starters are designed for all students and include extension  … read more
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Using commas
An interactive resource for exploring when and where commas are  … read more
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Commas in complex sentences
A Smart Notebook lesson exploring how commas can be used to separate  … read more
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Direct speech
Worksheet to consolidate direct speech skills with students at  … read more
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Possessive apostrophes
Add an apostrophe to the correct place in each sentence. Includes  … read more
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The possessive apostrophe PowerPoint
More effective activities, this time focusing on the tricky area  … read more
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Apostrophe wars!
Fill in the missing apostrophes.  … read more
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Apostrophe starters
Includes 'apostrophe dominoes' to explore apostrophes for omission  … read more
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Semicolons and colons
Presentation for teaching/recapping these punctuation marks.  … read more
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Sentence level work - run on sentences
A short presentation on the perils of not punctuating!  … read more
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Direct speech, mood and characterisation (NLS Y7)
A complete resource which uses extracts from Oliver Twist to  … read more
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Punctuation practice: speech marks
Rule reminder and practice tasks.  … read more
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Punctuation practice: subordinate clauses
Match the main and subordinate clauses. An interactive version  … read more
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Punctuation practice: subordinate clauses (teacher copy)
Includes suggested extension tasks.  … read more
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Lesson starters - apostrophes
4 separate user friendly lesson plans.  … read more
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Punctuation basics
A nice and useful overview. Could easily be blown up and used  … read more
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Apostrophes
Using apostrophes for omission and possession.  … read more
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Commas
Using commas in lists and clauses.  … read more
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