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.
The punctuation and grammar conventions addressed in this teaching resource include:
- apostrophes of possession (slides 3-6)
- subordinate clauses (slides 7-10)
- homophones (slides 11-14)
- less common plurals (slides 15-18)
- question marks (slides 19-22).
A marking sheet has been provided for teachers.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
By the beginning of year 5, pupils should be able to read aloud a wider range of poetry and books written at an age-appropriate interest level with accuracy and at a reasonable speaking pace. They should be able to read most words effortlessly and to...
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
- Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
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