presents a sentence on the board and reads quickly for the pupils e.g. Mummy invited Jesse Jill Jerry John Jane and Jack to my party.
questions pupils on how many pupils Mummy invited and how can they tell.
questions to elicit from pupils that to make reading and understanding sentences easier the comma can be used to indicate a brief pause.
rewrites the sentence with the comma
displays some more examples on the board where the comma is used to separate items in a list or words in a series
guides pupils in identifying that the comma is used to separate items in a list or words in a series except before the word "and" in the series.
groups pupils in twos to complete an activity sheet
writes sentences on the board.
allows pupils to draw in comma on sentences presented .