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Year 3 ‘A’ or ‘An’ Make a Match – KS2 Grammar Game

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This ‘Make a Match’ game is a fun way for pupils in Y3 to match words with the correct determiner ‘a’ or ‘an’.

The game can be played as a class or in small groups and is perfect for adult led interventions to revisit key knowledge and skills.

This resource pack includes:

  • Make a Match cards: 42 word cards
  • 2 Heading cards (‘a’, ‘an’)

What is a determiner?

A determiner is a word which introduces a noun. It goes before the noun and provides further detail.

Determiner examples

  • Definite article: the
  • Indefinite articles: a, an
  • Demonstratives: this, that, these, those
  • Pronouns and possessive determiners: my, your, his, her, its, our, their
  • Quantifiers: enough, a little, much, many, most, some
  • Numbers: one, twenty, one hundred

National Curriculum English programmes of study links

Pupils should be taught to use the forms of a or an according to whether the next word begins with a consonant or a vowel (for example, a rock, an open box)

  • Teacher notes
  • Word cards
  • Heading cards
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