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Dictation Passages PowerPoint – Year 3

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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 3 English. The punctuation and grammar conventions addressed in this teaching resource include:

  • contractions (slides 3-6)
  • evaluative language (slides 7-10)
  • homophones (slides 11-14)
  • technical vocabulary (slides 15-18)
  • question marks (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.

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  • Margaret Boswood

    I can’t seem to open the marking sheet.

    Comment by Margaret Boswood on February 25, 2017 at 10:10 pm


    • Stephanie (Teach Starter) Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi Margaret,

      I have checked the hyperlink to the marking guide and it seems to be working on my end. Could you please have another try? If you continue to have issues, please email [email protected] and I will be happy to try and assist you further.

      Kind regards,

      Steph

      Official comment by Stephanie (Teach Starter) on April 7, 2017 at 12:26 pm


  • Caitlin

    I also can’t open the marking sheet. I’ve downloaded it twice and it still won’t work.

    Comment by Caitlin on April 24, 2017 at 1:21 pm


    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Caitlin,

      Thanks for your message. Once you have downloaded the PowerPoint you will need to click on the ‘enable editing’ button. Once you have done this, you will need to hold down the ctrl button on your keyboard and then click on the hyperlink to open up the marking sheet.

      Please let me know if you have any further issues. I am more than happy to assist further.

      Kind regards,
      Holly

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on April 24, 2017 at 1:42 pm


  • Caitlin

    Thanks Holly. I tried that and it came up saying ‘Cannot open specified file’.

    Comment by Caitlin on April 24, 2017 at 2:08 pm


    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Thanks Caitlin.

      There must be an issue with the hyperlink. I will sort it out and respond back as soon as it is fixed. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

      Kind regards,
      Holly

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on April 24, 2017 at 2:34 pm


    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Caitlin,

      To make it easier for you, we have added the marking sheet in the drop down section of this resource.

      Look for the green download button, just beside this button is a little white triangle pointing down. If you click on this you will find the marking sheet document!

      Please let me know if you have any further issues.

      Kind regards,
      Holly

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on April 24, 2017 at 4:14 pm


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Resource Updates

  • The marking sheet for this resource can now be downloaded by selecting 'Marking Sheet' from the download options menu.

    Change by Victoria (Teach Starter) 25th Apr, 2017

  • Marking guide hyperlink amended on Teacher Notes page.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) 6th Apr, 2017

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