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Complex sentences – clauses and conjunctions.

Change each sentence according to the instructions. Write each new one in your literacy homework book. Remember to use commas to mark the clauses and don’t be afraid to add adjectives, adverbs and powerful verbs!

Complex sentences – clauses and conjunctions.

Change each sentence according to the instructions. Write each new one in your literacy homework book. Remember to use commas to mark the clauses and don’t be afraid to add adjectives, adverbs and powerful verbs!

1. Add a verb opening to the beginning (add more action) and extend the sentence using so.

The cat sat on the mat

2. Add an adverb opening to the beginning (explains the action) and extend the sentence using as.

The man opened the door.

3. Add extra information to explain the noun (using who, which that, whose) and extend using although.

The girl walked into the classroom.

4. Add a time phrase to set the scene and extend using because.

Dad lit the fire.

5. Add a place phrase to set the scene and extend using when.

The football flew through the air.

Here’s a tricky one!!

6. Add an opening of your choice, extra information (who, which, whose and that) and extend using a conjunction of your choice.

The shark swam swiftly.Complex sentences – clauses and conjunctions.

Change each sentence according to the instructions. Write each new one in your literacy homework book. Remember to use commas to mark the clauses and don’t be afraid to add adjectives, adverbs and powerful verbs!

1. Add a verb opening to the beginning (add more action) and extend the sentence using so.

The cat sat on the mat

2. Add an adverb opening to the beginning (explains the action) and extend the sentence using as.

The man opened the door.

3. Add extra information to explain the noun (using who, which that, whose) and extend using although.

The girl walked into the classroom.

4. Add...