Conjunctions: because, if, as is an extensive pack of picture resources to develop the understanding and use of conjunctions in children who have difficulties in maintaining a coherent and sequenced discourse.
This pack of materials provides a mixture of visual materials to support the development of conjunctions which show cause and effect, that is: ‘because’, ‘if’, and ‘as’.
These resources are suitable for children from the age of seven years (Key Stage 2 [KS2]). They can be used effectively with older children. The material can either be used on an individual basis or with small groups of children.
The materials are primarily designed for spoken language targets but are also useful for teaching staff who wish to use the pack as a literacy resource.
Teachers will find the materials a useful differentiation resource for pupils who are struggling to develop story writing skills. Textual support is included.
The pack includes comprehensive and clear instructions.
Aims: To develop the use of conjunctions ‘because’, ‘if’, and ‘as’ in oral and written narrative.
Additional Targets: The materials supplement and complement Narrative therapy targets.
Age Range: KS2+.
Curriculum Targets: Speaking and Listening: English KS2.
Format: PDF file, 87 pages. Available by download, 25 MB or on CD.