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Conjunctions in compound and complex sentences worksheet

Conjunctions in compound and complex sentences

Co-ordinating conjunctions join clauses of equal weight. Subordinating conjunctions join main clauses and the subordinate clauses that depend on them. Read these sentences. Can you underline the main clause in blue, the subordinate clause in red and the conjunction in black?
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Co-ordinating conjunctions worksheet

Co-ordinating conjunctions

We use co-ordinating conjunctions to join two clauses of a sentence that are of ‘equal weight’ (each one could be a stand-alone sentence). Read these sentences and think about which co-ordinating conjunction could go in each gap.
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Co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions worksheet

Co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions

We use co-ordinating conjunctions to join two clauses of a compound sentence that are of equal weight. A subordinating conjunction introduces a subordinate clause (a clause that does not make sense on its own). Read the following sentences and tick whether you think the conjunction used in each is co-ordinating or subordinating
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Arranging simple, compound and complex sentences worksheet

Arranging simple, compound and complex sentences

A simple sentence is made up of one clause. A compound sentence is made up of two clauses of equal weight. A complex sentence is made up of a main clause and a subordinate clause. Can you reorder these words to reveal three sentences that make sense?
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Adding clauses to sentences worksheet

Adding clauses to sentences

Look at the following simple sentences. Can you turn them into compound and complex sentences with the conjunctions given?
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Using the subjunctive worksheet

Using the subjunctive

The subjunctive is used to express wishes, hopes, commands, demands or suggestions. The subjunctive is the same as the (indicative) verbs we use in most every case, but different in the third person singular (we remove the ‘s’) and when using to be (the forms ‘I were’ and ‘they be’ are used). Can you identify sentences in which the subjunctive has been used?
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Transitive and intransitive verbs worksheet

Transitive and intransitive verbs

A transitive verb is one that needs an object to complete its meaning in a sentence. An intransitive verb does not need an object. Complete these sentences with the given verbs.
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Transitive and intransitive verbs: writing sentences worksheet

Transitive and intransitive verbs: writing sentences

When you’re deciding if a verb is transitive or intransitive, remember: if you can say what or whom the verb affected in the sentence, it’s transitive. Look at each of these pictures. Write a sentence to go with them. Is the verb you’ve used transitive or intransitive?
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Transitive and intransitive verbs: making sentences out of word cards

Transitive and intransitive verbs: making sentences out of word cards

A transitive verb is one that needs an object to complete its meaning. Cut out these words and see if you can put them together to make three sentences containing transitive verbs and three sentences containing intransitive verbs.
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Subjunctive: writing your own sentences worksheet

Subjunctive: writing your own sentences

The subjunctive is used to express things that may happen as well as wishes, hopes, commands or suggestions. Can you complete each of the sentences below using the subjunctive?
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Subjunctive or future tense worksheet

Subjunctive or future tense?

The subjunctive is a verb form or mood used to express things that could or should happen (wishes, hopes, commands, demands or suggestions). Look at these sentences. Can you identify which are written in the future tense and which are subjunctive?
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Subjunctive: matching halves of sentences worksheet

Subjunctive: matching halves of sentences

The subjunctive is used to express things that may happen. It is used to express wishes, hopes, commands or suggestions. Ten sentences that use the subjunctive have been cut in half and then mixed up. Can you match them up in a way that makes sense?
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Sorting sentences containing transitive and intransitive verbs worksheet

Sorting sentences containing transitive and intransitive verbs

A transitive verb needs an object to complete its meaning in a sentence. An intransitive verb does not need an object. Can you cut out these sentences and sort them into a transitive-verbs pile and an intransitive-verbs pile?
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Writing your own sentences containing determiners worksheet

Writing your own sentences containing determiners

Determiners are words that identify nouns. There are different kinds of determiners. Can you write some sentences with different kinds of determiners?
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Writing in the present perfect tense worksheet

Writing in the present perfect tense

The present perfect tense is formed by adding the present tense of the verb ‘have’ to the past participle of the main verb. Can you complete these sentences using the present perfect?
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Using the present perfect worksheet

Using the present perfect

The present perfect is formed by the present tense of the verb to have and the past participle of the main verb. Look at this dialogue between two people. Can you underline all the sentences that contain the present perfect?
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Using the present perfect tense worksheet

Using the present perfect tense

Can you cut out these sentences halves and pair them up in a way that makes sense using the present perfect tense?
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Using prepositional phrases worksheet

Using prepositional phrases

Prepositional phrases tell us more about a particular noun or verb. They always contain a preposition as well as a noun. Cut out these sentence starters and prepositional phrases. Can you match them up?
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Using ellipsis in quotations worksheet

Using ellipsis in quotations

We use ellipsis (three dots) to show that some words have been left out of a quotation. Look at these quotations. Decide on some text to remove and then show that words are missing by using ellipsis.
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Spotting transitive and intransitive verbs worksheet

Spotting transitive and intransitive verbs

A transitive verb is one that needs an object to complete its meaning in a sentence. An intransitive verb does not need an object. Underline all the verbs in the following sentences and then write in the right-hand column whether they are transitive or intransitive.
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