Practise and revise using relative clauses with an omitted relative pronoun with this bright, appealing PDF grammar worksheet.
Activities include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Circle the relative pronouns and relative clauses in each sentence.
Rewrite given sentences, omitting (removing) the relative pronoun.
Identify whether a pronoun could be omitted in each of the sentences shown.
Explain when a relative pronoun can be removed from a relative clause.
Write a description of the image shown using relative clauses with pronouns omitted where appropriate.
What is a relative clause?
A relative clause is a subordinate clause that gives information about a noun. They begin with a relative pronoun, although these can sometimes be omitted (removed)
Relative clause examples
The lady who lives at number 10 has three cats.
The TV show that I saw at Grandma’s was terrific!
The letter that we posted today should arrive tomorrow.
Relative clause examples with the relative pronoun omitted
The TV show I saw at Grandma’s was terrific!
The letter we posted today should arrive tomorrow.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to use relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when,