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River Primary School

River Primary School

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

This term in our SPAG lessons, we will be learning how to:


  • use the semi-colon, colon and dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses  

  • use the colon to introduce a list and use of semi-colons within lists  

  • use bullet points to list information  

  • use hyphens to avoid ambiguity 

  • use the passive voice to affect the presentation of information in a sentence  

  • use structures typical of informal speech and structures appropriate for formal speech and writing including the use of subjunctive form 

SPaG - Where to use colons, semi-colons and dashes.

What Is a Hyphen?

Here are the key statutory words for year 5 and 6.

What spag can you remember?