This bright, appealing PDF writing worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using exclamation sentences in KS1.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Fill in the missing words to complete the exclamations.
Look at the pictures. What are these people thinking? Write an exclamation for each of them.
Tick all of the sentences that are exclamations. Underline the exclamations in each passage and add exclamation marks where necessary.
Using your own words, explain what exclaim is.
Imagine that you were caught in the worst storm ever. Write a short passage about how you got home. Include three exclamations to show that you can use them.
This 15-minute challenge features activities that include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is an exclamation?
An exclamation is a forceful statement which expresses high levels of excitement or emotion. Exclamations begin with ‘what’ or ‘how’ and are usually punctuated by an exclamation mark.
‘What’ exclamation sentence examples
- What a good friend you are!
- What a mess you’ve made!
- What big teeth you have, Grandma!
- What an exciting day it was for Molly.
‘How’ exclamation sentence examples
- How sweet you look in that costume!
- How tall the flowers have grown in the garden!
- How clever she is!
- How weird this day out has been.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
- Learning how to use sentences with different forms.
- How the grammatical patterns in a sentence indicate its function as an exclamation.