Y4 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Expanding Sentences using Adverbs Lesson

This Expanding Sentences Using Adverbs lesson covers the prior learning of Using Adverbs to Express Time, Place and Cause before moving onto the main skill of using adverbs to expand sentences.

The lesson starts with a prior learning activity to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning with engaging reasoning and application tasks.

National Curriculum Objectives

English Year 4: (3G1.6) Express time, place and cause using adverbs [for example, then, next, soon, therefore]

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of Using Adverbs to Express Time, Place and Cause before moving onto the main skill of using adverbs to expand sentences. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This PowerPoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the varied fluency and application and reasoning worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

Year 4 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 1 – Ready to Write

This is a free scheme of work for Year 4 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your English curriculum and allows you to cover the Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation objectives from the Year 4 National Curriculum.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Using Adverbs to Express Time, Place and Cause Video Tutorial, Ivan shows pupils how to identify adverbs correctly and how to use them in sentences.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This prior learning activity recaps the prior learning of identifying adverbs of time, place and cause before moving onto the main skill of expanding sentences using adverbs.

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Interactive Activity

This GPS Year 3 What is an Adverb? revision activity includes 5 questions designed to support recognising adverbs.

2 Varied Fluency

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Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to support the teaching of this step.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Using Adverbs to Express Time, Place and Cause activity checks pupils' understanding of different adverbs.

2 Application

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Application and Reasoning

Application and Reasoning

This differentiated worksheet includes application and reasoning questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Activity

Mixed Activity

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and application questions for pupils to practise the main skill of Expanding Sentences Using Adverbs.

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Application

Application

This application task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the Expanding Sentences using Adverbs lesson.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and application and reasoning questions to support the teaching of this step.