teaching resource

Dictation Passages PowerPoint - Year 2

Teach Starter Publishing
Word, PowerPoint, PDF | 2 pages | Years: 2

A 22 slide editable PowerPoint Template which can be used for a range of dictation activities.

Dictation is a valuable teaching and learning tool. It enables students to apply punctuation and grammar conventions they have been taught to a ‘real text’ context. It also allows students to fine-tune their listening and editing skills.

These 20 dictation passages align directly to the Australian Curriculum for Year 2 English. The punctuation and grammar conventions addressed in this teaching resource include:

  • capital letters –proper nouns (slides 3-6)
  • commas to separate lists (slides 7-10)
  • connecting words (slides 11-14)
  • prefixes (slides 15-18)
  • suffixes (slides 19-22).

A marking sheet has been provided for teachers.

Read more about Speaking and Listening activities on our blog 10 Activities for Developing the Skills of Speaking and Listening.


Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you'd like to request a change to this resource, or report an error, select the corresponding tab above.

Login to comment