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Subject / object / verb cards   
A set of cards and simple sentences for teachers to help children identify parts of a sentence.
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Don't be negative! – Standard English rules
A useful resource for those all important SPaG sessions, this PowerPoint aids children's understanding of double negatives and includes challenges and a follow up worksheet.
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Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Starts with a capital ... – simple sentence building
Where should the capital letters and full stops be in these sentences? A simple PowerPoint which asks children to put in the punctuation and re-order words to make simple sentences.
Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Punctuation marks | Simple sentences
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'pr' and 'pl' sounds
A fun set of activities to teach pr and pl blends. Includes Hangman interactive, using words from page 1 of paper resource.
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Y2 | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Simple sentences
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Creating similes
A simple introductory activity. Match up the tiles to create similes with an autumnal slant! Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Seasons |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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'sc' and 'sh' blends
A super set of activities to teach 'sc' and 'sh' blends.
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Y1 | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Simple sentences
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There was an old lady who swallowed the sea
A simple worksheet based on the popular story illustrated by Pam Adams. The children write a sentence about each sea creature the lady swallows and of course one about the sea itself.
Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Football crazy
A colourful resource with a whole host of activities including matching, sequencing and anagrams. The Flipchart file is a version for interactive whiteboards and there is also an interactive sequencing task.
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Y2 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Sports |  From the resource collection(s): Alphabet | Simple sentences
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Br and bl sort!
A set of colourful phonics activities based on 'br' and 'bl' sounds. A fantastic interactive version is also attached.
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Y1 | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Simple sentences
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The letter
A fun letter activity. After completing the worksheet, the children could write letters which could then be torn as if chewed by a dog! Another group may then discuss and fill in the gaps. A fun idea from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Making sense of sentences
Children are given the opportunity to practise making and punctuating sentences. Includes interactive versions of three of the tasks.
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Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Sentence trains
A simple activity from A&C Black's 'Developings' series that encourages children to read sentences from left to right and to begin writing them.
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F | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): High frequency/irregular words | Simple sentences
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Blends - 'sm' and 'sn'
Match, sort and find all the words beginning with 'sm' or 'sn'.
F | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Simple sentences
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The hungry snail
Instead of the very hungry caterpillar we have the very hungry snail! This is a fun activity requiring children to work with more complex sentences. A super resource from A&C Black's Developing series.
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F | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – narrative | Simple sentences
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The question man
The question man has a sack of sentences! Say a sentence and the class have to decide whether it is a question or not and say why. A fun activity from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Commas used in lists
A colourful activity to make learning punctuation more interesting.
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Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Where is the teddy bear?
Prepositions. Look at the pictures and discuss where the teddy has gone. A colourful PowerPoint presentation with lots of repetitive text!
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F | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Toys |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Making Sense 1
Read the sentences. Do they make sense? This resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series. A useful reading interactive is attached.


F | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Question words
Would you like to try this activity? Read the question words, write a question and put in the question marks. A fun interactive is included. This resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.


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Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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There was an old lady
There was an old lady ... What did the old lady swallow? Can you place the sentences in the correct order? A fun cutting and sticking activity with a sequencing interactive attached. An enjoyable activity from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.

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F | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – narrative | Simple sentences
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The full stop thief
Stop thief! The thief has stolen full stops from the sentences. Read the sentences and add any necessary punctuation. A fun interactive activity is attached from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Jam tarts
A jammy resource! Look at the pictures, read the words and complete the sentences. This resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
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F | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Instructions | Simple sentences
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Piratical word level work!
What do the piratical words mean? Can you complete the sentences and correct the Pedro the Pirate's punctuation! A super Promethean Activstudio Flipchart resource.
Y3 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Pirates |  From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary | Simple sentences
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Re-order the swashbuckling sentences!
Can you place the words in the correct order? A Promethean Activstudio Flipchart resource.
Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Pirates |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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The month of June
Complete the calendar so that the dates correspond to the correct days and answer questions about June. Find out about Father's Day, answer questions about the month of June and fill in the missing words in a text.
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Seasons |  From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – non-fiction | Simple sentences
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Text talk
Get texting! Can you work out the full meaning of the texts? A fun exercise deciphering the messages. A GR8 resource! An interactive matching activity is attached.
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Y4 | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Simple sentences
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Yoda quotes
Ready are you? Two super interactive resources. Can you move Yoda's words around so that the sentences make sense? May the force be with you!
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Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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The showground
An interactive activity to encourage children to choose the correct word to describe a showground scene.
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Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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My Skateboard
How would you feel on a skateboard? A lovely resource that encourages children to make predictions and use picture clues.
F | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Tec and the Hole
Be a detective! Re-order the sentences and use the visual clues to find out who dug the hole!
F | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): High frequency/irregular words | Simple sentences
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Good Fun Farm - what are they saying?
What are the animals saying? An enjoyable interactive resource!
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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The New Kite
Be a wind detective! Use the visual clues to find out how you know it is a windy day. Sequence the story and explore the ideas that you think the characters might be saying.
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Happy Mother's Day
A useful A5 worksheet to fit inside a Mother's Day card. How can you help your Mummy on Mother's Day?
Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Festivals and celebrations |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Mother's Day
Note down all the things your mum does for you. Use your ideas to write a letter to your mum to show how much you appreciate her.
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Christmas noun sort
A fun Christmas word level activity based on nouns. Pupils sort nouns into singular and plural then change key singular words in sentences into plurals.
Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences | Christmas
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Jack and the dream sack
A lovely PowerPoint presentation to help children create effective sentences and a useful worksheet attached as a follow-up activity.
Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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My monster
Create your own monster and write some sentences to describe him or her! Could be used in conjunction with a D&T activity or halloween project.
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The seasons
Pupils can make their own on-screen book. Click on the pop up buttons to write text and record your voice! How to use this resource.
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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On my way to school
Pupils write and illustrate their own onscreen book! How to use this resource. [Forms part of the If you go down to the woods today ... project]
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences and featured in our teaching pack(s) Outdoor learning
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In the autumn
Create the autumnal sentences using the tiles provided. How to use this resource.
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Seasons |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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At the seaside
'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!' Create simple sentences and draw pictures about your time on the beach! How to use this resource.
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F | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Holidays | Seasons |  From the resource collection(s): General | Simple sentences
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At school I ...
Create simple sentences about what the children do at school. How to use this resource.
F | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): General | Simple sentences
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'ay' words
Put the 'ay' words in the right places!
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Y1 | Reading word level | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Simple sentences
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Using joining words
Sentence starters about the story 'Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs' for adding connectives to and extending sentences.
Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Dinosaurs |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Fun with words – build simple sentences
Explore how many different ways you can make sentences from 'Dogger' by Shirley Hughes.
Y1 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Re-order the sentences
Five simple sentences to be re-arranged and place in the correct order. A simple sentence construction interactive attached.
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F | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Pirates |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Toy Choptalk
Choptalk activity from 'Dogger'. Can you solve the puzzle? Answer: Once there was a soft brown toy called Dogger. One of his ears pointed upwards and the other pointed over.
Y1 Y2 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences
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Bear sentences
Re-order the bear sentences so that they make sense! A fun cutting and sticking activity from the story 'Can't You Sleep Little Bear?' by Martin Waddell
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F | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar |  From the resource collection(s): Simple sentences | Gulliver's Travels
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Pirate punctuation
Add capital letters and full stops to the pirate description!
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