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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?
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?
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?
Determiners are words that identify nouns. There are different kinds of determiners. Can you write some sentences with different kinds of determiners?
A noun phrase is a group of words that act in the same way as a noun. Look at these sentences. All the noun phrases are underlined. Can you expand each noun phrase and write a new, more descriptive sentence underneath?
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?
Ellipsis literally means to leave something out. Ellipsis (or suspension points) are a form of punctuation represented by three dots. In a story, we might use ellipsis if someone starts a sentence but doesn’t finish it. It is also often used to build suspense at the end of a paragraph or chapter. Where and why has ellipsis been used in this extract from a story?
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?
Can you cut out these sentences halves and pair them up in a way that makes sense using the present perfect tense?
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?
Sometimes we use hyphens to join a prefix and a root word, especially if the prefix ends with a vowel and the root word starts with a vowel. Cut out these prefixes, hyphens and root words. See if you can assemble them to make words.
In writing, an ellipsis (...) shows that something has been left out or that someone has started a sentence but hasn’t finished it. It can also be used to build suspense at the end of a paragraph or chapter. Where and why has ellipsis been used in this story extract?
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.
Dashes can be used to indicate parenthesis (brackets can be used for the same purpose). Where do you think the dashes should go in these sentences?
A collective noun is a noun used to refer to a group of things. For each green collective noun below, there are two purple nouns that could go with them. Can you cut out all the cards and match them up?
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.
Determiners tell us exactly which nouns are being referred to in a text. Here is a text about polar bears. Can you underline all the determiners?
We use the present perfect to talk about something that has happened in the past and is still happening in the present. Can you rewrite these sentence in the present perfect tense?
We use the present perfect to talk about a past action that is continuous in to the present. Cut out these sentences. Can you organise them into the correct columns in the table?
Prepositions tell you WHEN (before, after, during) or WHERE something is happening (under, to, up, in, on, through, beside, near). A prepositional phrase is a group of words containing a preposition and a noun. Can you underline the prepositional phrases in these sentences?