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Tuesday 5th January
WALT: Understand the difference between exclamations sentences, questions and statements.
This week we will be using the book 'How to hide a lion' by Helen Stephens. I will try to show the video of the story during our live lesson (hopefully technology works). I have attached the video below incase it doesn't or you would like to rewatch it.

How to Hide a Lion video by Helen Stephens

To buy the book: https://amzn.to/3gWW5jCHow does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because mums and dads ...

Tasks

 

Choose EITHER the one, two or three star tasks below - you can upload your work to Purple Mash if you would like a teacher to mark it.

 

* Sort the sentences into questions and exclamations. Then write answers to the questions, thinking carefully about your use of full stops and capital letters.

** Sort the sentences into questions and exclamations (without punctuation document below.) Then write answers to the questions, thinking carefully about your use of full stops and capital letters. Challenge - to use ‘because’.

 

*** Sort the sentences into questions and exclamations (without punctuation document below.) Then write answers to the questions, thinking carefully about your use of full stops and capital letters. Use when, if, but, because in your replies. Challenge - to use expanded noun phrases.

 

For example:

What a sad girl Iris is!

When the golden, fluffy lion leaves, Iris feels sad because she misses her best friend.

Challenge

 

Create posters to put up to describe the differences between exclamations, questions and statements. Which piece of punctuation should they use for each sentence type? Imagine you are teaching an alien from another planet, who has never heard of these different sentence types before.

Below is the PowerPoint used in the lesson.
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