Do your pupils need to revisit grammar skills regularly?
This year 2 Grammar Slam resource (Set A) will give children the opportunity to revisit key phonics, word, sentence, text 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 ‘In a Rock Pool’.
Presented as a PowerPoint, the activities can be displayed for the whole class to complete or discuss.
Content covered from English Appendix 2 in this resource:
Word: To form nouns by compounding
Sentence: to use the coordinating conjunction and
Text: to use the present tense
Punctuation: to use capital letters and full stops to punctuate sentences
Terminology used from year 2: noun, compound, tense, verb
Terminology used from previous years: sentence, word, capital letter, full stop
How could you use Grammar Slam?
Perfect for starters to English lessons to teach or revisit skills previously taught or for display on the board at the beginning of the day during registration, or at any point where there is five 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 develop their understanding of the concepts :
- by learning how to use both familiar and new punctuation correctly
- the present and past tenses correctly and consistently
- ... co-ordination (using or, and, or but)
- the grammar for year 2 in English appendix 2