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Capital or No Capital - Proper and Common Noun Game

Capital or No Capital - Proper and Common Noun Game
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Description

This game was developed to help students discriminate between common nouns and proper nouns, and to apply this knowledge when they create texts.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9EFLA09 9

Identify punctuation as a feature of written text different from letters; recognise that capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters also signal the beginning of sentences while punctuation marks signal the end

AC9E2LA10 9

Recognise that capital letters are used in titles and commas are used to separate items in lists

ACELA1432 8.4

Understand that punctuation is a feature of written text different from letters; recognise how capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters and full stops signal the beginning and end of sentences

ACELA1465 8.4

Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in lists

ENe-9B old

Demonstrates developing skills and knowledge in grammar, punctuation and vocabulary when responding to and composing texts

EN1-9B old

Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts

ENE-PRINT-01 new

Tracks written text from left to right and from top to bottom of the page and identifies visual and spatial features of print

ENE-CWT-01 new

Creates written texts that include at least 2 related ideas and correct simple sentences

EN1-OLC-01 new

Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language to extend and elaborate ideas for social and learning interactions

EN1-REFLU-01 new

Sustains reading unseen texts with automaticity and prosody and self-corrects errors

VCELA156

Understand that punctuation is a feature of written text different from letters and recognise how capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters and full stops signal the beginning and end of sentences

VCELA225

Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in lists

Differentiation

Modifications

Students may work with a buddy or the game could be played as a whole class activity.

EXTENSIONS

This game is likely to be an extension activity when used in Year 1 classrooms. To extend this activity further, encourage students to find their own examples of common and proper nouns to add to the game.
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Reviews
Deborah Ogrizek
Posted 3 years ago
WA, Australia
A good rotation