Using Dashes to Mark Boundaries Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Using Dashes to Mark Boundaries Video Tutorial, Ivan looks at dashes to mark the boundary between independent clauses, to indicate interruptions, to add extra information, to show stammering in direct speech, and for different ranges. He models different sentences that uses dashes, and then asks some questions to consolidate pupils’ learning.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
English Year 6: (6G5.12) Using dashes to mark boundaries between independent clauses