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Understand that punctuation is a feature of written text different from letters; recognise how capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters and full stops signal the beginning and end of sentences


  • pointing to the letters and the punctuation in a text (Skills: Literacy)
  • commenting on punctuation encountered in the everyday texts, for example ‘That’s the letter that starts my name’, ‘The name of my family and my town has a capital letter’ (Skills: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability)

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