English KS1 / KS2: Using punctuation in the right place

They are asked 5 multiple choice questions testing the correct use of the full stop, exclamation mark, question mark, apostrophe (for possession) and comma.

In the multiple choice, all options are clearly read and the presenter involves the audience at home by inviting us to play along too.

In between each round the presenter and the puppet discuss why the correct answer is accurate and provide clear explanations and examples to consolidate learning.

Teacher Notes

You could put your class into teams and allow them to play along with this.

You could also ask students to create their own multiple choice sentences to test each other.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching English at KS1 and KS2 in England and Northern Ireland, Foundation Phase and KS2 in Wales and First and Second Level in Scotland.

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