Do your pupils need to revisit grammar skills regularly?
This year 1 Grammar Slam resource (Set F) will give pupils the opportunity to revisit key phonics, word, sentence and punctuation skills from Appendix 2 of the English national curriculum. An opportunity to apply the skills in this Grammar Slam is included in the application task ‘Who is the fastest?’.
Presented as a PowerPoint, the activities can be displayed for the whole class to complete or discuss.
Content covered in this resource:
Phonics: To use phonic knowledge to spell words – phase 5 split digraphs
From English Appendix 2:
Word: To add the suffix –est to words where no changes are need to the word
Sentence: to join words using and
Punctuation: to use question marks
Terminology used from year 1: letter, capital letter, word, punctuation, sentence, plural
How could you use Grammar Slam?
Perfect for starters to English lessons to teach or revisit skills previously taught or display on the board at the beginning of the day during registration, or at any point where there is 5 minutes to fill, to make productive use of learning time.
This could also be used by pupils in higher year groups to revise key terminology and skills taught in previous years.
National Curriculum program of study links for English:
Pupils should be taught to
- spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught
- to use the suffix ... -est ... where no change is needed to the word
Pupils should be taught to develop their understanding of the concepts by:
- joining words using and
-beginning to punctuate sentences using ... a question mark
- the grammar for year 1 in English appendix 2