Using Semicolons Colons or Dashes to Mark Boundaries Lesson Teaching Pack

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  • The worksheet should say... you have chosen, not you have chose. 

    , Nov 13th
    • Good evening suzannebentley,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Nov 13th
    • Hi there suzannebentley,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and emailed you the corrected version. It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Nov 13th
  • To continue to support children who have found this difficulthank you!

    , Jun 27th
    • Hi JillFlach,
      You're very welcome :)

      , Jun 27th
  • Also, the teacher notes refer to hyphen when they mean dash.

    , Jun 8th
    • Hi mrbcole,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

      , Jun 8th
    • Hi there mrbcole,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have fixed the mistake and emailed the corrected resource to you! It will also be updated on the website very soon - I hope you find it useful!

      , Jun 8th
  • A good resource- just a note that the first page of the powerpoint says hyphen instead of dash.

    , Apr 17th
    • Hi han_ban,

      Thank you for your comment on the Twinkl website.

      I will pass this on to our resource team for correction straight away.

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

      , Apr 17th
    • Hi there han_ban,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Apr 17th
  • Nice way of illustrating how punctuation is used. Powerpoint is fine!

    , Apr 5th
  • Hi, I also can't get the PowerPoint to stay open; It initially opens for about 3 seconds then shuts down - any ideas?
    Thanks

    , Mar 29th
    • Hi BishopWilson7,

      Thank you for your comment on the Twinkl website.

      I will pass this on to our resource team for correction straight away.

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

      , Mar 29th
    • Hi there BishopWilson7,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Mar 30th
  • We can't get the power point to open - any ideas? Thanks!

    , Mar 15th
  • Using for revision.

    , Mar 6th
  • SPaG lesson. Should we not now be calling and and but conjunctions not connectives?

    , Mar 6th
    • Hi j.wild,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

      , Mar 6th
    • Hi there j.wild,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and emailed you the corrected version. It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Mar 6th
  • SPaG lesson

    , Feb 24th
  • SPAG lesson.

    , Feb 23rd
  • SPaG lesson ready to go

    , Feb 22nd
  • SPAG lesson

    , Feb 19th
  • x

    , Jan 21st
  • The powerpoint uses the wrong terminology. It says hyphen, when it means dash.

    , Jan 3rd
    • Hi mrswigglemunch,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll ask our resource team to look at this right away!

      , Jan 3rd
    • Hi there mrswigglemunch,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Jan 5th
  • I can't open the PowerPoint - it flashes open then can't be viewed!

    , Nov 13th
    • Hi there! I have emailed this resource over to you! Have a lovely day :)

      , Nov 14th
  • Year 6 revision

    , Nov 4th
  • year 6 literacy unit grammar support

    , Jan 10th
In this lesson pack, the teaching PowerPoint explains how to use a colon, semicolon and dash to mark boundaries between independent clauses, explains what an independent clause is and introduces children to the fact that the rules governing these punctuation marks can be flexible. The accompanying activity provides children with an opportunity for children to practice their skills and discuss the justifications for their choices. Teacher notes have also been included to help explain this tricky area of punctuation.
Using Semicolons Colons or Dashes to Mark Boundaries Lesson Teaching Pack contains:
  • Colon Semicolon or Dash Activity.pdf
  • SPaG.ppt
  • Teacher Notes.pdf

This resource is available in Standard.
  • Homepage » Key Stage 2 » English » SPaG - Spelling Punctuation and Grammar » Punctuation
  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 3 » Language » Text Structure and Organisation » Know that word contractions are a feature of informal language and that apostrophes of contraction are used to signal missing letters (ACELA1480)
  • Homepage » Australia » Victoria Curriculum Browser » English » Year 3 » Writing - Language » Text Structure and Organisation » Know that word contractions are a feature of informal language and that apostrophes of contraction are used to signal missing letters (VCELA260)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective A » Reading and Viewing 1 » Uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies EN2 4A » Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features » Know that word contractions are a feature of informal language and that apostrophes of contraction are used to signal missing letters (ACELA1480)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective B » Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary » Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts EN2 9B » Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features » Use apostrophes for contractions
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective A » Writing and Representing 1 » Plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language EN2 2A » Respond to and compose texts » Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation (ACELY1683)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective A » Writing and Representing 1 » Plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language EN2 2A » Respond to and compose texts » Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure (ACELY1695)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective A » Spelling » Uses a range of strategies, including knowledge of letter–sound correspondences and common letter patterns, to spell familiar and some unfamiliar words EN2 5A » Respond to and compose texts » Identify spelling errors in own writing and unknown texts and provide correct spelling
  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 5 » Language » Text Structure and Organisation » Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nouns (ACELA1506)
  • Homepage » Australia » Victoria Curriculum Browser » English » Year 5 » Writing - Language » Text Structure and Organisation » Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nouns (VCELA322)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 3 » Objective B » Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary » Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies EN3 6B » Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features » Understand how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nouns (ACELA1506)
  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » English » Year 3 » Literacy » Creating Texts » Re-read and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation (ACELY1683)
  • Homepage » Australia » Victoria Curriculum Browser » English » Year 3 » Writing - Literacy » Creating Texts » Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation (VCELY267)
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective B » Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary » Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts EN2 9B » Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features » Experiment with punctuation to engage the reader and achieve purpose
  • Homepage » Australia » NSW Curriculum Browser » English » Stage 2 » Objective B » Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary » Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts EN2 9B » Understand and apply knowledge of vocabulary » Experiment with vocabulary choices to engage the listener or reader
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Key Stage 2 » Upper KS2 - Years 5 and 6 » Writing - Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation » Use semi-colons, colons or dashes to mark boundaries between independent clauses
  • Homepage » Secondary » English » KS3 » SPAG » Punctuation » Semi-colons
  • Homepage » Secondary » English » KS3 » SPAG » Punctuation » Colons
  • Homepage » Secondary » English » KS3 » SPAG » Punctuation » Dashes/Hyphens
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