English KS2 & KS3: Using punctuation in advertising - brackets, commas and dashes

Radzi and a group of children visit an advertising agency to learn about the importance of punctuation in advertisements.

The children are given three adverts with multiple choice questions to test their knowledge of parentheses.

They learn how and why brackets, commas and dashes are used.

This short film is from the BBC series, Punctuation Rules.

Teacher Notes

Use the format as a template for a similar workshop in the class, where pupils are tasked with testing their knowledge of parentheses.

Curriculum Notes

This short film is relevant for teaching English language and literacy at KS2 and KS3 in England, Wales and Northern and 2nd Level in Scotland.

More from Punctuation Rules:

Verbs, adverbs and fronted adverbials in sports journalism
video
Confusing sentences - using commas and hyphens
video
Why is punctuation important in news?
video
Punctuation in story-writing - inverted commas, full stops and question marks
video
Using punctuation in presentations - colons, semi-colons and bullet points
video