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 4 English. The punctuation and grammar conventions addressed in this teaching resource include:
- quotation marks (slides 3-6)
- noun groups (slides 7-10)
- contractions (slides 11-14)
- prepositions (slides 15-18)
- adjectives (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.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases
Australian Curriculum alignment
Recognise how quotation marks are used in texts to signal dialogue, titles and quoted (direct) speechElaborationsexploring texts to identify the use of quotation marks (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)experimenting with the use of qu...
Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrasesElaborationscreating richer, more specific descriptions through the use of noun groups/phrases (for examp...
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The marking sheet for this resource can now be downloaded by selecting 'Marking Sheet' from the download options menu.
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