Modal Verbs

  • Grade: Year 4
    Activity type: n.a.

Modal Verbs

Course
English
Grade
Year 4
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Modal verbs
Activity Type
n.a.
Activity ID
33098

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  • KS1.Y2 – KS1 Year 2
    • Year 2 programme of study
      • KS1.Y2.W.VGP – Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.2 – Use and understand the grammatical terminology in English appendix 2 in discussing their writing

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1 – Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.g: learn how to use some features of written standard English

  • Year 2
    • Language
      • Language for interaction

        • ACELA1462 – Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts and the qualities of people and things

  • Year 3
    • Language
      • Language for interaction

        • ACELA1477 – Examine how evaluative language can be varied to be more or less forceful

      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1484 – Learn extended and technical vocabulary and ways of expressing opinion including modal verbs and adverbs

    • Literacy
      • Creating texts

        • ACELY1683 – Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation

  • 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

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

        • Y3.W.1 – Using increasingly specific words and phrases (e.g., adjectives and more precise nouns and verbs) that are appropriate to the content of the text

        • Y3.W.2 – Using their visual memory to spell personal vocabulary and high-frequency words (e.g., many words from essential lists 1-4 and some from list 5 and list 61)

        • Y3.W.10 – Using capital letters, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly

  • 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.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)

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

        • L.2.6 – Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).

        • L.2.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

          • L.2.4.a – Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

      • 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).

      • Literacy

        • L.2.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.2.3.a – Compare formal and informal uses of English.

  • K – Kindergarten
    • L.K – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.K.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.

          • L.K.4.e – Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).

          • L.K.4.g – Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.

  • 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.c – Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).

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

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

        • L.4.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.4.1.c – Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.

  • 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.c – Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.

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