Primary English: Getting to grips with grammar

Top lesson ideas, activities and teaching resources for helping KS1 and KS2 pupils perfect their grammar skills

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Pupil writing as they are getting to grips with grammar in primary english

Conquer a range of grammar concepts with confidence using these hand-picked resources 

To help you as you introduce and reinforce different areas of grammar, including rules to remember, structures to follow and definitions to learn, we've gathered together this comprehensive collection of engaging activities, lesson ideas and even display materials to support your learners as they build their skills. So, what are you waiting for?

KS1 resources

Past and Present Tense - Small Group Activity
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Past and Present Tense - Small Group Activity

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Contains 6 different sets of sentences which are written in the past and present tense. The regular verbs are black and the irregular verbs blue. I used this is a spot tray with year 2/3 children to consolidate their understanding of tenses and verbs.
Sentence Building (Jumbled) KS1
FullShelf

Sentence Building (Jumbled) KS1

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This popular hands-on Year 1 making sentences word ordering resource has been refreshed for Back to School 2020. Featuring new designs, it's a full class set of **30** different reusable simple sentence building activity boards and now also comes with an additional worksheet version of all boards. O...
Grammar Activities Year 1
hollyjack1

Grammar Activities Year 1

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Grammar activities for year 1. No prep required - the perfect teacher time saver. All you need to teach year 1 grammar. Simply print out and ready to go - 23 activities, each differentiated 2 ways. Based on the National Curriculum requirements for year 1 grammar. Activities include: noun hunt noun ...
KS1, Year 2, Punctuation and Grammar Activity Book
jessplex

KS1, Year 2, Punctuation and Grammar Activity Book

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Recently, I have been struck by the fact that many of the commercially produced SPaG resources can be a little dull and dry at times. Consequently, we have made a fun and humourous activity booklet based on two families of aliens and the adventures they have. This lovely resource is designed to be...

KS2 resources

Grammar - Sentences
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Grammar - Sentences

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Lesson for Year 6. Activities include sorting word types (noun, adj, verb, adverb) and then creating sentences, and identifying simple/compound sentences and then creating their own.
KS2 Grammar: Main and Subordinate Clauses with answers
Tutortastic

KS2 Grammar: Main and Subordinate Clauses with answers

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This worksheets allows children to identify main and subordinate clauses, including embedded clauses. A skill that is required for the KS2 SATS SPaG paper, introduced in 2016. There are three activities, that increase in difficulty. Section 1: Highlighting Section 2: Identifying - by ticking Sec...
PROVE IT!  25 KS2 grammar reasoning cards
erylands

PROVE IT! 25 KS2 grammar reasoning cards

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PROVE IT! 25 KS2 grammar reasoning cards Use for interventions, morning tasks, starters, debates, extensions, paired work, homework and more! master the new curriculum through reasoning activities. Get the children thinking and explaining deeply! subscribe to all resources here: www.uniqueclas...
Essential Grammar (KS1/KS2)
Polly Puddleduck

Essential Grammar (KS1/KS2)

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This 23 page resource includes- -Indefinite Articles (adding a or an) These worksheets are differentiated -Superlatives and Comparatives (three different pages of tasks) -Noun Classification (countable and uncountable nouns) -Question Word Writing Activities (Who? What? Where? When? Why...