In Y1, pupils need to learn about question marks. Teach how they are used in sentences with our brightly coloured poster, then allow children to apply their skills with the card sort activity and worksheets.
This primary resource pack includes:
- Question marks card sorting activity
A printable PDF with cut-out sentences which need to be sorted into the categories ‘Question’ or ‘Not a question’
- Question marks writing sheetThis printable PDF worksheet features an image in the middle, and tasks children with writing down some question that you could ask about it
- Question mark sheet
Practise writing question marks, see if you can find a question mark in a book, finish the sentences with a question mark or full stop and use the jumbled up words to make a sentence and write it below
- Teacher’s notes
What is a question mark?
A punctuation mark (’?’) placed at the end of a sentence to show that a question is being asked.
- What’s your name?
- Is this yours? I found it outside.
- Who is your teacher?
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to ... punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.