Literacy Starter of the Day

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ing clauses

Write a sentence beginning with each of the following -ing clauses.

Glancing across the room,

Following him quickly down the road,

Walking carefully along the path,

Commas and clauses…..

Add a suitable clause to the end of the following sentences, remember to include a comma:

1.  Dad wrapped a huge bandage around the water pipe…………

2. I was still sitting quietly watching TV……………………….

3. I will always remember the sunny beaches of Spain………

4. Can you see clearly……………………

5. Don’t you dare go out in the snow………………….

Clauses

How many different embedded clauses can you add into the following simple sentence.

The sun is out today.

e.g.
The sun, shining brightly from the sky, is out today.
The sun, as yellow as a banana, is out today.

Clauses

Today’s activity comes from the website www.sentenceplay.co.uk, learn to add clauses to sentences to liven them up.

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Simple to complex?

Can you make the following simple sentences more complex by adding a subordinate clause?

1)  I have a dog.

2) The boy was riding a horse.

3) The man could hardly walk.

4) The book belongs to Jack.

5) The girl went to the doctor.

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