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Spelling and Grammar - Daily Activities

Grammar

In this week's chapter we are revising using commas for parenthesis (pair-en-thi-sis), which some will remember is a grammar term for information set apart from the rest of the sentence. This is usually extra information. Often we more familiar seeing brackets (parentheses) to do this job, but we can easily use commas instead.

 

Often we more familiar seeing brackets (parentheses) to do this job, but we can easily use commas instead.

Often we more familiar seeing brackets, parentheses, to do this job, but we can easily use commas instead.

 

Read the text and look for examples where the author uses commas for parenthesis.

Choose a level of activity sheet (Red is easiest, Green is middle, Blue is hardest). Most children should be doing the green.

Read the blurb at the top of the sheet and complete the questions.

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