Y4 Grammar Punctuation and Spelling

Clauses Lesson

This Clauses lesson covers the prior learning of What is a Clause? before moving onto the main skill of using main and subordinate clauses.

The lesson starts with a prior learning activity to check pupils’ understanding. 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: (3G3.4) Extending the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, including: when, if, because, although

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of what is a clause? before moving onto the main skill of clauses. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Prior Learning Activity

Prior Learning Activity

This What is a Clause? Prior Learning Activity recaps the prior learning of what is a clause before moving onto the main skill of using main and subordinate clauses.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 What is a Clause? Game allows pupils to practise recognising clauses and progress to identifying the correct use of clauses to create full sentences.

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 4 Clauses activity comprises questions designed to test pupils' understanding of main and subordinate clauses.

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 recognising main and subordinate clauses.

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Application

Application

This clauses application task includes an activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the Year 4 Clauses lesson.

2 Homework

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Homework

Homework

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