Boost learner confidence ahead of the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint tests with invaluable support and practical, ready-to-use revision activities. This Study Guide supports revision in preparation for the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint test at the end of Stage 6. It contains revision activities for all the strands of the Cambridge Primary English curriculum: Phonics, spelling and vocabulary; Grammar and punctuation; Reading; and Writing. It can be used independently for homework or additional practice, or alongside the Teacher's Guide in the classroom. * Includes helpful revision tips, key facts and engaging questions, and fun challenge activities for those working towards high-end scores * Boosts learners' confidence prior to taking the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint test with review tests to check progress * Works as a useful revision tool for the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint test, including a useful glossary Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education
Kate Ruttle is a teaching deputy head teacher, advisory teacher for literacy and experienced primary examiner. Stephanie Austwick has over 30 years' experience teaching in primary schools and as an adviser writing and delivering professional development for teachers.
About this Study Guide Phonics, spelling and vocabulary Vowel and consonant phonemes Common letter strings Spelling rules Prefixes and suffixes Synonyms and antonyms Homophones Plurals How much can you remember? Test 1 Grammar and punctuation Nouns Verbs Adverbs and adjectives Prepositions Compound sentences Complex sentences Commas Apostrophes Direct and reported speech Using a range of punctuation How much can you remember? Test 2 Reading Historical stories - settings Fantasy stories - characters Stories from other cultures - inference and atmosphere Stories with issues - authors and viewpoints Fables, myths and legends - the parts of a story Poetry - figurative language Play-scripts Autobiographies Biographies Persuasion Discussion Instructions Explanations Recounts Reports How much can you remember? Test 3 Writing Planning stories Openings and endings Settings and characters Adding detail Organisation and paragraphing Audience and purpose How much can you remember? Test 4 Glossary