Document: Additional ‘Jumpstart! Grammar’ Activities

Document: Additional ‘Jumpstart! Grammar’ Activities2017-05-24T08:43:47+00:00

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Please find below grammar resources including all the sorting activities that weren’t included in Jumpstart Grammar for lack of space. Looking at the exemplar grammar tests for 2016, it is obvious that they are going to become increasingly difficult with more emphasis on the naming of obscure parts, for example the past progressive. Pie and Julia will keep an eye out and add additional resources to this page to provide fun activities for any of the additional terms if they haven’t already been well covered by Jumpstart! Grammar.

1. This document is a downloadable printable sheet of punctuation sorting cards. It is referenced in the Jumpstart! Grammar book.

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2. The Text Ingredients Game is a great game for building older pupils’ confidence in understanding the typical key ingredients of the different text types. It can be adapted to reflect the terminology that your class should be familiar with.

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3. Matching activities are much more fun and more effective than grammar exercises because they involve the pupils in discussing the best fit. This document contains examples of matching grammar activities to embed understanding once classes have been taught the features referred to.

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4. Word dominoes can be an excellent way of consolidating the pupils’ confidence with using the key vocabulary of any unit and is great for grammatical terms. The aim of this game is to be able to link all the dominoes in a line.

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