Someone has stolen our laptop!
Thinking of exciting and fun ways to introduce and use tricky words is always a challenge. Add the extra element of introducing punctuation and grammar elements and you might be left thinking, ‘Argh!’
This lesson plan incorporates a number of literacy skills including phonics, punctuation, speaking, listening, reading and writing.
It is based on teaching question word recognition and spellings and revolves around a pretend crime scene investigation that will grab students’ attention.
Setting up the scenario will take a little preparation, but will ensure the lesson sticks.
Students will learn to read and spell the question words ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘why’ and ‘which’, form question sentences using these key question words, and identify and use question marks.