Grammar Aquarium

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A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, The man walked across the road.

or

The dog chased the cat.

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The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, A full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

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Your Turn…

1. Which of the following is NOT a type of word?
A verb
A comma
A noun

2. What is a word?
A group of letters
An animal
Something you can eat

3. A group of words can be…
A clause
A phrase
Both of the above

4. What do we call a group of related words?
A word family
The Smiths
A football team

5. What do all words have?
A spelling and a meaning
A box of biscuits
Somebody to love

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