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Sentence beginnings

  • Grade: Grade 3
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Sentence beginnings

Course
English
Grade
Grade 3
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Sentence beginnings
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
22731

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  • 2 – Grade 2
    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.6 – Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).

        • L.2.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

          • L.2.4.a – Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

      • Literacy

        • L.2.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.2.1.f – Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).

      • Literacy

        • L.2.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.2.3.a – Compare formal and informal uses of English.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • L.1 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.1.1.c – Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).

          • L.1.1.g – Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).

          • L.1.1.j – Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.3.1.h – Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

          • L.3.1.i – Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.a – Use correct capitalization.

  • Year 3
    • Literacy
      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1683 – Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.1 – Using increasingly specific words and phrases (e.g., adjectives and more precise nouns and verbs) that are appropriate to the content of the text

        • Y3.W.2 – Using their visual memory to spell personal vocabulary and high-frequency words (e.g., many words from essential lists 1-4 and some from list 5 and list 61)

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

        • Y3.W.10 – Using capital letters, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.2 – Using vocabulary (in particular, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) that clearly conveys ideas, experiences, or information

        • Y4.W.6 – Using mainly simple and compound sentences, along with some complex sentences, that vary in their beginnings, structures, and lengths and are mostly correct grammatically

        • Y4.W.8 – Using capital letters, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly and using speech marks, commas for lists, and apostrophes for contractions correctly most of the time.

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.8 – Using basic punctuation that is mostly correct (e.g., when punctuating dialogue)

  • KS1.Y2 – KS1 Year 2
    • Year 2 programme of study
      • KS1.Y2.W.VGP – Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.2 – Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English appendix 2 in discussing their writing

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1 – Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.g: learn how to use some features of written standard English