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Past Perfect Tense Year 5 Grammar Worksheets Lesson Pack

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This powerful KS2 grammar resources pack provides everything you need to teach a series of five lessons on the past perfect tense in Year 5, culminating in an extended writing task where children can use their grammatical understanding in context.

This primary resource pack includes:

Past Perfect Tense PowerPoint
With explanations, examples and activities to introduce this topic to your class

Challenge sheet
Fill in the missing words, rewrite sentences in the past perfect tense, use verbs given to write sentences in the past perfect tense and write a short description of a train arriving at a station, using the image provided as inspiration.

Uplevelling sheet
Edit the paragraphs so they include at least one sentence written in the past perfect tense.

Writing plan
Includes images and writing prompts to plan a story

Writing paper
for pupils to write their final draft

Teacher’s notes
providing guidance for the activities

What is the past perfect tense?

The past perfect tense is used to establish time relations in a text. The past perfect tense can be used to show that something happened before something else in the past or for when something started happening in the past and continued to happen until a later time.

Examples of the past perfect tense

He had played tennis.
Sasha had written a story.
They had lived in France.

National Curriculum English programme of study links

  1. Pupils should be taught to use the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships in time and cause.

  • PowerPoint - teaching slides
  • Challenge worksheets
  • Image cards
  • Uplevelling worksheet
  • Writing planner
  • Writing sheets
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