Clauses with saying verbs

  • Grade: Grade 4
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Clauses with saying verbs

Course
English
Grade
Grade 4
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Clauses with saying verbs
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
22748

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  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

        • L.3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.3.5.b – Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

          • L.3.5.c – Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).

      • Literacy

        • L.3.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.3.1.a – Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

        • L.3.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.3.2.a – Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

          • L.3.2.e – Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

          • L.3.2.f – Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

      • Literacy

        • L.3.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.3.3.b – Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • L.1 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.1.1.e – Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.2.1.d – Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).

          • L.2.1.f – Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.d – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.4.3.a – Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.5.1.b – Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.

          • L.5.1.d – Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • Year 3
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1481 – Understand that a clause is a unit of meaning usually containing a subject and a verb and that these need to be in agreement

  • Year 4
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1493 – Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun and verb groups and prepositional phrases

  • Year 5
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1508 – Understand how noun and adjective groups can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, thing or idea

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.2 – Using vocabulary (in particular, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) that clearly conveys ideas, experiences, or information

        • Y4.W.5 – Using written language features (such as similes and onomatopoeia) and visual language features (such as illustrations and diagrams) to support meaning

        • Y4.W.6 – Using mainly simple and compound sentences, along with some complex sentences, that vary in their beginnings, structures, and lengths and are mostly correct grammatically

        • Y4.W.7 – Correctly using subject-verb agreement, tense agreement, and pronouns and prepositions

        • Y4.W.3 – Encoding (spelling) by:

          • Y4.W.3.b – Using their visual memory to help them spell personal vocabulary and high-frequency words correctly (the high-frequency words include most words from essential lists 1-4 and many from essential lists 5-71)

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.