Grammar for writing: sentence construction

This lesson will revise some core grammar rules, focusing on sentence construction, fluency and accuracy. In this unit, we will write with a focus on expressing and articulating ideas as clearly and effectively as possible. You will need a pen and paper.

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Quiz:

Sentence construction:

Thank you for your focus today. Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

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Q1.What should all sentences start with?

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Q2.What is the subject of a sentence?

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Q3.Are these sentences compound, complex or simple?

Deliberate practice and recall of core knowledge will help you to write more accurately so you should make a start now!

Your writing communicates your opinions and ideas; your thoughts matter.

It is never too late to master your grammar.

Because it improves the clarity and quality of your writing, you should use a variety of sentence structures where you can.

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Q4.Match the key word to the definition.

contain more than one main clause and they are joined by a conjunction (or semicolon)

contains one main clause

contains at least one subordinate clause

doesn't contain a main clause and can't stand alone as a complete thought

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Sentence construction:

Thank you for your focus today. Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

Question 1

Question 1

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 4

Question 4

Question 4

Question 4

Q1.What should all sentences start with?

1/4

Q2.What is the subject of a sentence?

2/4

Q3.Are these sentences compound, complex or simple?

Deliberate practice and recall of core knowledge will help you to write more accurately so you should make a start now!

Your writing communicates your opinions and ideas; your thoughts matter.

It is never too late to master your grammar.

Because it improves the clarity and quality of your writing, you should use a variety of sentence structures where you can.

3/4

Q4.Match the key word to the definition.

contain more than one main clause and they are joined by a conjunction (or semicolon)

contains one main clause

contains at least one subordinate clause

doesn't contain a main clause and can't stand alone as a complete thought

4/4

Lesson summary: Grammar for writing: sentence construction

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