Identifying Clauses and Phrases KS2 SPAG Test Practice

These questions have been taken from the KS2 SPAG test to help your children practise specific question types.

National Curriculum Objectives
Year 2 English (2G3.2) Expanded noun phrases for description and specification [for example, the blue butterfly, plain flour, the man in the moon]
Year 3 and 4 English: (3G1.4) Express time, place and cause using conjunctions [for example, when, before, after, while, so, because]

Year 5 and 6 English: (5G3.1a) Using relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (ie omitted) relative pronoun

Differentiation:

Beginner Identify whether the underlined phrase is a noun phrase or a preposition phrase. Aimed at Year 2 Mastery/Year 3 Developing.

Easy Identify whether the underlined phrase/clause is a noun phrase, a main clause or a preposition phrase. Aimed at Year 3 Secure.

Tricky Identify whether the underlined phrase/clause is a noun phrase, a preposition phrase, a main clause or a relative clause. Aimed at Year 5 Secure.

Expert Identify whether the underlined phrase/clause is a noun phrase, a preposition phrase, a main clause or a relative clause. Sentences are complex with ambiguous words and phrases. Aimed at Year 5 Mastery.

Worksheets include answers.

Identifying Clauses and Phrases KS2 SPAG - Beginner (Worksheet)

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Identifying Clauses and Phrases KS2 SPAG - Easy (Worksheet)

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Identifying Clauses and Phrases KS2 SPAG - Tricky (Worksheet)

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Identifying Clauses and Phrases KS2 SPAG - Expert (Worksheet)

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