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Comprehension, Grammar and Punctuation

Following the recent questionnaire regarding English, our parents felt they needed more support with suggestions and ideas to enable them to support their children's learning at home. We have searched high and low for material and ideas and feel the links below will encourage you and your child to work more freely, creatively and confidently with their English learning.

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling: Oxford Owl

Everything you need to know about grammar, punctuation and spelling and the test in Year 6. Expert advice for parents: videos, resources, top tips, games.

13 Ways to Make Grammar Fun for Children - TheSchoolRun

Practical strategies to help children understand and improve their grammar skills, from using actions and making silly sentences to parsing.

Comprehension - Reading Rockets

Comprehension is the understanding and interpretation of what is read. To be able to accurately understand written material, children need to be able to (1) decode what they read; (2) make connections between what they read and what they already know; and (3) think deeply about what they have read.