This resource has been developed to support children in using subordinating connectives to extend simple sentences. It fits specifically with Strand 11 - Sentence structure and punctuation: Steps in learning Step 3 for Year 2. It is, however, useful in supporting sentence structure objectives for children across KS2.
Improve these boring sentences by adding on a clause at the end using a subordinating conjunction.
Play this powerpoint to show the number of steps required to change direct speech to reported. Repeat the activity with other sentences containing direct speech.
subordinate clauses drop in clauses embedded clauses complex sentences
adverbial phrases complex sentences fronted adverbials
Year 6 Grammar complex sentences
Verbs adverbs powerful verbs wow words alliteration
A link to a web page (Prezi) where I have created a mind map about biographies. Use to teach or revise features, types of and definition of biographies, also what to include. A bit of an experiment; hope it works!