Year 5 Using Commas to Indicate Parenthesis

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Using Commas to Indicate Parenthesis activity checks pupils’ understanding using commas to indicate parenthesis. Pupils will identify sentences which correctly use commas, add commas to a sentences, highlight the words within text that would be within parenthesis, reassemble a sentence including parenthesis, and determine whhether the commas in a sentence show parenthesis or items in a list.

This activity is linked to the Classroom Secrets Year 5 GPS scheme of work.
Questions in this activity are based on the content in Spring Block 1 Step 4 on the Classroom Secrets website, where you can find more resources.

National Curriculum Objectives

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