Week 5 - 5th October
EXPANDED NOUN PHRASES
This homework is to be completed by Thursday 19th October.
An expanded noun phrase can help determine the 'mood' of a sentence.
The catkin-covered willow trees rustled in the spring breeze.
The handsome oak trees stood motionless in the summer heat.
The juicy, apple trees disappeared into the autumn mist.
The skeleton-fingered trees rattled in the menacing wind.
CAN YOU THINK OF THREE DIFFERENT WAYS TO DESCRIBE....
Week 4 - 28th September
There is NO SPAG online homework this week.
COLLECTIVE NOUNS & ABSTRACT NOUNS
This homework is to be completed by Thursday 5th October.
Find three collective nouns that you think are interesting. You will be writing them into a sentence for early work next week.
A parliament of owls
The parliament of owls surveyed the moonlit woodland in search of prey.
Have a go at the online quiz (link below). You have to find ALL the abstract nouns in each sentence.
Week 3 - 21st September
APOSTROPHES & PLURALS
This homework is to be completed by Thursday 28th September.
What is the purpose of a possessive apostrophe?
What is the mistake in the sentence below? Why is it wrong?
Foxes' tails are called brushes. Their young are called cub's.
Week 2 - 14th September
PARAGRAPHS & USE OF PRONOUNS
This homework is to be completed by Thursday 21st September.
How many different pronouns can you think of?
What's the point of a pronoun?
Week 1 - 7th September
DETERMINERS 'a or an'
This homework is to be completed by Thursday 14th September.
How many different determiners can you think of?
What trick did we use to 'test' whether a word is a noun in a sentence?