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Today you will have a go at drawing a block diagram, sometimes called a bar chart. When you draw a block diagram you need to remember to:
Drawing a block diagram can be a tricky skill so take your time. You can do this on paper but please make sure you use a ruler! Alternatively, you can create your bar chart using Purple Mash using your login and the link here:
We are learning about the punctuation mark the comma , .
We use the comma to do a short pause in our sentence but today we are looking at its usage within a list. When you list 3 or more items you use the comma to separate the items in the list.
For dinner I had fish, chips and peas.
You use and before the last item you list and do not have to put a comma in front of the 'and'.
For my birthday I had an awesome electric car, a soft cuddly toy and lots of scrumptious sweets.
In the above sentence we have highlighted the 3 items and showed the position of the comma and 'and'.
Read the sentences and insert the commas in the right places, writing them up in your neatest handwriting.
Read the sentences and insert the commas in the right places. Can you correct other punctuation mistakes and choose suitable sentence openers for the facts?
Write up the facts in your neatest handwriting.
Challenge: Write your own sentences using commas in a list.
Write the sentences out onto large strips of paper and the children can insert the commas and 'and' where they should go using chopped up pieces of paper. This will get them used to building the sentence and they can move things around practically until it looks right.
PLEASE ensure you complete this activity with an adult!
Once you have finished, you need to evaluate your vehicle.
Think about what went well? How could you improve it? Does it move?