Y3 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Using Conjunctions to Express Place Lesson

This Year 3 Using Conjunctions to Express Cause lesson covers the prior learning of subordinating conjunctions before moving onto the main skill of using conjunctions to express place.

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 3: (3G1.4) Using conjunctions to express time and cause

English Year 3: (3G1.4) Express time, place and cause using conjunctions [for example, when, before, after, while, so, because]

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of subordinating conjunctions before moving onto the main skill of using conjunctions to express place. 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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Free Year 3 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 3 - Conjunctions

Free Year 3 GPS Scheme of Work Autumn Block 3 - Conjunctions

This is a free scheme of work for Year 3 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 3 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This prior learning activity recaps the prior learning of coordinating conjunctions before moving onto the main skill of using conjunctions to express place.

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Video Tutorial

In this Co-ordinating Conjunctions Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to join two clauses together and there are questions throughout the video for pupils to answer. She uses the conjunctions ‘and’, ‘but’, ‘so’ and ‘or’.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Coordinating Conjunctions Game aims to support pupils’ knowledge of conjunctions.

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Video Tutorial

In this Subordinating Conjunctions, Katie shows pupils how to identify and add subordinating conjunctions to sentences. She uses the conjunctions ‘because’, ‘when’, ‘if’ and ‘that’.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Subordinating Conjunctions Game aims to support pupils’ understanding of conjunctions.

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 Conjunctions to Express Time Game is designed to check pupils' ability to use conjunctions to express time. 

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 Practice

Mixed Practice

This main activity includes varied fluency, reasoning and application questions for pupils to practise the main skill of using conjunctions to express place.

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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 using conjunctions to express place 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.