The use of expanded noun phrases will help pupils in years 3 and 4 to add description to their writing. Use this autumn inspired writing resource to practise using determiners, adjectives, modifying nouns and prepositional phrases when describing nouns.
Pupils will create expanded noun phrases to describe a pumpkin patch that can then be used in their descriptive writing.
This resource pack can provide a writing opportunity during the autumn months as part of work on harvest or Halloween. Or it can be used at other points in the school year to develop pupils’ use of expanded noun phrases when writing.
This pack includes:
- Pumpkin patch images
- Expanded noun phrases activity sheet
- Expanded noun phrases help sheet
- Themed writing paper
National Curriculum Programme of study links
Appendix 2 (year 4) To use noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and prepositional phrases