Using punctuation in advertising - brackets, commas and dashes

Blue Peter presenter Radzi and a group of children visit an advertising agency to learn about the importance of punctuation in advertisements.

Blue Peter presenter Radzi and a group of children visit an advertising agency to learn about the importance of punctuation in advertisements. The children are given three adverts with multiple choice questions to test their knowledge of parentheses. They learn how and why brackets, commas and dashes are used.

Teacher Notes

KS2,KS3: Use the format as a template for a similar workshop in the class, where pupils are tasked with testing their knowledge of parentheses.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is relevant for teaching English Language and Literacy at KS2 and KS3 in England, Wales and Northern and 2nd Level in Scotland.