This powerful KS1 grammar resources pack provides everything you need to teach a series of five lessons on different sentence types in Year 2, including statements, questions, exclamations and commands, culminating in an extended writing task where children can use their grammatical understanding in context.
What does this primary resources pack include?
- Sentence types PowerPoint
- Sentence cards - PDF cards with examples of statements, questions, exclamations and commands for pupils to sort
- Challenge sheet - add the correct punctuation to complete the sentence, circle to show which sentence type a sentence is, rewrite sentences as a different sentence type and write two examples of each sentence type using the image as a prompt
- Uplevelling sheet
- Writing plan - includes images and writing prompts to plan a diary entry in the role of Little Red Riding Hood
- Writing paper
- Teacher’s notes
What are the different sentence types?
A sentence’s main clause shows whether it is being used as a statement, a question, a command or an exclamation.
Give the reader information.
- I picked up my toys.
- Sam writes his answers.
These are used to find out information.
- Where do the toys go?
- How should I show my answer?
These usually include an imperative verb (bossy verb) as the first word of the sentence and give instructions, telling someone to do something.
- Pick up your toys.
- Write your answers in the box.
An exclamation can be used to show a sudden or strong emotion. They can begin with the words ‘How’ or ‘What’.
- How tidy your toys are!
- What a good answer!
National Curriculum English programme of study links
- Pupils should learn to use sentences with different forms: statement, question, exclamation, command