Using commas in lists when writing statements
Home learning focus
To be able to correctly use commas in lists when writing statements.
This lesson includes:
a video about writing statements and a video explaining how to uses commas in lists
three activities to do at home
Watch the video below to find out about statement sentences.
Now watch this next video to find out about using commas in lists.
You may need paper and a pen or pencil for some of these activities.
Activity 1: Commas in lists
See if you can complete this quick activity below.
Activity 2: Statements about Antarctica
Watch this short video about Antarctica and then try writing some statements about it.
Try writing seven statements about Antarctica
Here is an example.
During the summer in Antarctica the sun never sets.
Activity 3: Writing a postcard
Imagine you've been Antarctica too. Write a postcard explaining what it was like there.
- Decide who you're writing the postcard to. It could be someone in your family, a friend or even your school teacher.
- Make sure all your sentences include a capital letter at the start and some punctuation at the end.
- Include some statements in there too (you can use the ones from activity two if needed).
- Try using commas to list some of the things you saw. For example: When I first arrived in Antarctica I saw lots of snow, ice and water.
- Remember to finish your postcard with an ending like 'lots of love' or 'from'.