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Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences

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Expanding sentences – conjunctions, prepositions and clauses
A set of teaching tips and ideas to help aid the teaching of expanding sentences through the use of conjunctions, prepositions and clauses.
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Supersize your sentences! – a word class game
A game for 2-4 players. Earn points by selecting cards from different word categories to make the longest possible sentences.
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: word classes
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Expanding sentences – noun phrases, adverbs and adjectives
A set of teaching tips and ideas to help aid the teaching of expanding sentences through the addition of noun phrases, adjectives and adverbs.
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Cracking complex sentences
Children should identify main and subordinate clauses and create their own complex sentences using set openers.
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Subordinating connectives discussion game
A group activity in which children pick a card from a set of subordinating connectives and use in it discussion. A follow-up written task is included. Subordinating connectives cards will need to be photocopied and cut up for each group.
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: conjunctions and connectives
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Non-standard to standard English sentence flip
An activity which highlights the difference between standard and non-standard English. Children are asked to re-write non-standard sentences in standard English.
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Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Starting with a verb – estate agent details
A set of sentence prompts using a verb as the initial word.
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Select the connective
Click to select the most suitable connective to complete the sentence. Perfect preparation for new Grammar, punctuation and spelling tests.
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Verb tense matching
Identify the tense in which the sentence is written. Perfect KS2 SATs revision.
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Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Sentence construction dice
A versatile differentiated set of dice designed to prompt children to create interesting and engaging stories by rehearsing different sentence structures. Interactive version included.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - choptalk
Take this chopped up extract from the text and put it back together again- quite a challenge! [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Food glorious food!
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Connective cut-outs
This simple game encourages the use of more complex sentences. Select a pair of basic sentences and join them together using a range of connectives. Laminate the cards for a longer lasting resource.
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Making interesting sentences
A practical activity helping children build upon simple sentences to create more complex and interesting ones.
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Y3 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Jack's magical dream
Create super sentences using this very useful writing frame based around 'Jack and the Dreamsack'.
Y3 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Describing trees
A lovely descriptive cloze procedure producing complex sentences. There are two sheets allowing for differentiation between abilities.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Grandma yelling
Choptalk activity from 'George's Marvellous Medicine'. Can you solve the puzzle? Answer: 'George!' Grandma yelled. 'Oh you horrible liitle boy! You disgusting little worm! Fetch me a cup of tea at once and a slice of currant cake!'
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Double negatives!
Interactive file explaining use of standard English with activities for children to complete.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Be a newspaper editor
Your junior reporters have handed in two badly written stories and it's your job to put things right! Check the tenses used, add more complex sentences and check the punctuation.
Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Excuses excuses!
Using conditional tenses - how many excuses can you think of for not doing your homework? A fun resource with a follow-up letter writing activity!
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar | School life |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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E-mail
Read the e-mail message and correct all the mistakes. The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
Y3 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Commas and meaning
Use the commas to change the meaning of the sentence. This fun resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: punctuation marks
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Clause links
Make sentences using a clause and a connective from the word bank. The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Y5 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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How to use pronouns
An Easiteach resource explaining the use of pronouns with activities for children to complete.
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Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Types of sentences
A powerpoint presentation and worksheet showing children a range of different sentences types that they could include in their story writing.
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Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Getting connected
Categorised examples of connectives with activities
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Conjunctions – cloze
A worksheet for children to complete filling in the correct conjunction.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: conjunctions and connectives
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Building complex sentences
Children are given sentences that they must expand by inserting an embedded clause.
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Y4 Y5 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Drag the homophones
An interactive worksheet. Children need to drag the homophones to the correct place.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Dice sentence maker!
Grammar dice with parts of speech. Pupils play a game with the dice and a guide sheet to construct sentences.
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Using commas within sentences
Add the commas to mark clauses within sentences.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: punctuation marks
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The Vikings
Use the word banks to support writing about the Vikings. How to use this resource.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Tudor exploration
Use the word banks to support writing about the exploration of the world in Tudor times. How to use this resource.
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Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar | Tudor times |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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The Great Fire of London
A Clicker Paint resource! Make a picture plan and write about The Great Fire of London. How to use this resource.
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Remembrance Day
Pupils write their own on-screen book about Remembrance Day. A wonderful Poppy day resource. How to use this resource.
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Bonfire night
A Clicker Paint resource! Use the keyboard and the useful word banks to create sentences about bonfire night. How to use this resource.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Christmas writing
Use the keyboard to type sentences about Christmas and children can use the word banks to assist them. For all ages! How to use this resource.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar | Christmas |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Make a sentence
An exciting board game with instructions and cards. Children select cards to complete grammatically correct sentences.
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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How good is my writing?
A help sheet to aid children's 'marking' of each other's work.
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Connectives jigsaws
Join two clauses using the most appropriate connective. Includes interactive Flash matching activity.
Y5 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: conjunctions and connectives
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All about nouns
A useful worksheet to help with identification of different types of nouns and to practise punctuation.
Y3 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Cool connectives
Differentiated worksheets for children to use a variety of connectives to create complex sentences.
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Which tense?
A worksheet suitable for class work or homework. It looks at the past tense and supports work on recount. Can be used in conjunction with 'Recount: a school trip'.
Y5 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Playing with sentences - marmalade sandwiches
A Syntex activity for your interactive whiteboard. Make different sentences using some of these words and punctuation marks. Drag the tiles you don't need down to the scratch pad. [Forms part of the If you go down to the woods today ... project]
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar | Food |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences | Food glorious food! and featured in our Outdoor learning project pack.
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Caterpillar Choptalk
Choptalk activity from 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. Can you solve the puzzle? Answer: The next day was Sunday again. The caterpillar ate through one nice green leaf, and after that he felt much better.
Y3 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Spooky house Choptalk
Choptalk activity from 'Room 13'. Can you solve the puzzle? Answer: In front of her was a house. It was a tall house looming blackly against the sky. There were many windows, all of them dark.
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Charlie's Choptalk – a simple sentence
A free sample Choptalk activity from 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. Can you solve the puzzle? Answer: Charlie picked it up and tore off the wrapper, and suddenly from underneath the wrapper there came a brilliant flash of gold.
Y5 Y6 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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Sentence detective
Look for clues and find the sentences in the passage and rewrite them out correctly!
Y3 Y4 | Skills | Vocabulary punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation: complex sentences
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