The Parts of Speech TV Show
Author(s): Hazel Edwards
Fun way to learn via performing script set in a TV gameshow. Suits adults or younger.
Offering a fun way to learn punctuation and grammar, this performance script is designed for adult or student literacy. Set within a TV gameshow quiz, the script includes choruses and audience involvement. Dress up, sing and dance for a BIG performance or just a no-frills reading.
- period length
- re-usable with different endings.
- definitions of Pronouns etc
- extra Punctuation roles can be added.
- students share food linked to parts of speech or punctuation
- Follow up 'meal' with 'commas on cupcakes, alphabet soup etc
- 30 second TV commercials can be pre-recorded with topical satire
- Technical roles for SFX (sound effects) and Props.
- Workshopped with adult literacy and children
- Adaptable into other media.
- Curriculum relevant.
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- "Understand that verbs represent different processes (doing, thinking, saying, and relating) and that these processes are anchored in time through tense" (Yr3)
- "Understand that nouns represent people, places, things and ideas and can be, for example, common, proper, concrete and abstract, and that noun groups can be expanded using articles and adjectives"
- "Understand how possession is signalled through apostrophes and how to use apostrophes of possession for common and proper nouns" yr5
- "Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun and verb groups and prepositional phrases" (Yr4)
- "Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in lists.” (Yr2)
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