SPaG grammar collection

Double negatives, sentence types, conjunctions, connectives and more. You'll find teaching ideas and resources to help you cement an understanding of the rules of grammar.

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Word class homework tasks
A series of simplified worksheets to consolidate basic understanding  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 08/04/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Modal verbs fortune tellers
Help students practise accurate use of modal verbs in sentences  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 19/09/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Fewer or less? Much or many?
A helpful resource which clearly defines the difference between  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/07/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Sentence types learning mat
A handy learning mat covering sentence types, including direct  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/07/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Learning mats | Sentence construction
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Sentence skills mat
A learning mat covering sentence construction, from simple sentences  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/07/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Learning mats | Sentence construction
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Word class learning mat
A learning mat covering word classes including nouns, pronouns,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 20/07/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Learning mats | Word classes
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Adverb acting
A fun game to play small groups or with the whole class, where  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 18/06/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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20 teaching ideas for grammar
20 creative, fun ideas for teaching aspects of grammar.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Planning and assessment | Published: 30/05/2014 | From the resource collection(s): 20 teaching ideas for ...
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Supersize your sentences!
In this game for 2-4 players, students earn points by selecting  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 22/04/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Common subordinators
A list of common subordinators to support students' writing.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 03/03/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Connectives | Sentence construction and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative writing pack
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Exploring homophones
A quick introductory, starter or trouble-shooting resource, focusing  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 27/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling
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Halloween Mad Libs
A word game to be played in teams or pairs, with a seasonal,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 28/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs | Word classes | Word games
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Sentence construction dice
A versatile, differentiated set of dice templates, encouraging  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 21/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Fix these sentences!
Identify and fix a range of different 'problem' sentences.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Writing | Published: 21/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Proofreading | SPaG correction exercises
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Subject-verb agreement
A series of 'challenges' in which students select verbs and insert  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 21/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Which conjunction is it anyway?
A handy worksheet to help students experiment with using a variety  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 21/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Connectives | Sentence construction
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Twin sentences
Students or pairs of students look through the sentences and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 21/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Sentence building activity
A set of cards designed to develop students' understanding of  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 30/09/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Connectives writing placemat
This differentiated resource features a connective for every  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 21/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Connectives | Sentence construction and featured in our teaching pack(s) Essay writing
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Simple, compound, and complex sentences
A Powerpoint presentation with accompanying activities which  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 07/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Connectives SNAP!
A game of snap using a collection of different types of connectives.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 26/10/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Connectives | Sentence construction
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Fewer or less?
A lovely, colourful resource in which students choose the appropriate  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 30/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Let it flow, let it flow, let it flow
Why is textual fluency important? Students analyse sentence length,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 15/05/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Make me agree!
This is a self explanatory resource designed to teach this v  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 23/01/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Verbs and adverbs spot the difference
Kinaesthetic starter to help consolidate knowledge of verbs and  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 30/11/2007 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Double negatives
A maths starter... in English?  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 17/10/2005 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Grammar dice
Grammar dice with parts of speech. Pupils play a game with the  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 01/07/2005 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Main and subordinate clauses PowerPoint
User-friendly introductory activities which ask pupils to create  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 16/11/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Sentence construction
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Abstract nouns PowerPoint
A handy definition plus a series of tasks asking pupils to create  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 16/11/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative writing pack
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Proper nouns powerpoint
A useful powerpoint presentation engaging the children to find  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 16/11/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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Concrete nouns PowerPoint
User-friendly and beautifully simple tasks suitable for introduction  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary | Published: 16/11/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes
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