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Last Updated: Wednesday November 03 2004 16:49 GMT

Full stops and capital letters

Learning aims

  • Learn a sentence is one complete thought.

  • Demarcate sentences with full stops and capital letters.


    Does it make sense as it is?
    How could we improve it?

    Introduce the full stop and capital letter as a solution.

    What makes a sentence a sentence? A sentence is one complete thought.

    Main activity

    Give out copies of the worksheets:

    Students improve the worksheet versions by adding full stops and capital letters in the correct places.

    Extension activity

    Students organise the stories into paragraphs.


    Students read aloud their improved versions.

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