Do your pupils need to revisit grammar skills regularly?
This year 3 Grammar Slam resource (set E) will give pupils the opportunity to revisit key 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 ‘The Strange Machine’
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: prefix anti-
Text: progressive tense (revisit from year 2)
Punctuation: inverted commas
Terminology used from year 3: prefix, preposition, inverted commas, speech marks
Terminology used from previous years: prefix, past tense, present tense
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 use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them
Pupils should develop their understanding by
- using ... prepositions to express time and cause
- using and punctuating direct speech
-learning the grammar for years 3 and 4 in English appendix 2