A workbook packed with 50 punctuation activities for use in the classroom.
This teaching resource contains 50 activities that focus on punctuation. The book is designed to include five activities per week and be used across a whole term. New punctuation topics are introduced each week, with fun mazes, puzzles and games to complete.
Punctuation topics include:
- capital letters
- full stops
- commas (lists and clauses)
- question marks
- exclamation marks
- apostrophes (contractions and possession)
- quotation marks.
Use this resource in literacy rotations or grammar and punctuation lessons. Each week ends with a Punctuation Sentence Challenge, which serves as a consolidation task for students to demonstrate their understanding of certain punctuation.
This resource can be used in conjunction with the Paragraph Study Punctuation Interactive PowerPoint to cover topics in greater detail.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commandsElaborationsusing intonation and pauses in response to pu...
Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in listsElaborationstalking about how a comma can be used to separate two or more elements in a list, for example âAt the museum they saw a tiger, a dinosau...
Know that word contractions are a feature of informal language and that apostrophes of contraction are used to signal missing lettersElaborationsrecognising both grammatically accurate and inaccurate usage of the apostrophe in everyday texts such as ...
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 how the grammatical category of possessives is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes with common and proper nounsElaborationslearning that in Standard Australian English regular plural nouns ending in ‘s’ for...
Understand the uses of commas to separate clausesElaborationsidentifying different uses of commas in texts (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )
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