Colons - Year 5 and 6 - KS2 teaching resource

Colons - Year 5 and 6 Teaching Resources

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KS2 English Teaching Resources – Colons - Year 5 and 6

Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Statutory Requirements:

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Use colons to mark boundaries between independent clauses
  • Use a colon to introduce a list


This handy upper KS2 punctuation teaching resource covers the use of colons in our writing as per the national curriculum objectives listed above. Content includes an explanation of the functions of colons and a colons activity with accompanying worksheet.

'Colons - Year 5 and 6' is fully editable giving teachers the opportunity to adapt the resource, if needed, to suit their individual teaching requirements.

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