Year 5 and Year 6 Recognising Parenthesis

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Recognising Parenthesis GPS activity includes 5 questions designed to support recognition of parenthesis within sentences. Pupils will identify the types of punctuation used to demarcate parenthesis, identify which sentences contain parenthesis, match the types of punctuation used within sentences to demarcate parenthesis, copy the parenthesis from sentences and identify where parenthesis is used within sentences.

This activity is linked to the Classroom Secrets Year 5 GPS scheme of work which you can find here
Questions in this activity are based on the content in Spring Block 1

National Curriculum Objectives

English Year 5: (5G5.9) Using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis