This bright, appealing upper Key Stage 2 grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using parenthesis in Y5.
It is divided into five sections: understand, challenge, test, explain and apply.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Activities include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is parenthesis?
Parenthesis is indicated by the use of brackets, dashes or commas.
- The horse, which had been running for a while, looked tired.
- The route was treacherous – narrow paths, thick vines and who knows what hiding out of sight – and they would need to be careful.
- Rebecca thrashed her raggedy drum kit (which was already battered and worn-down when she bought it years ago).
National Curriculum English programmes of study links
Indicate grammatical and other features by using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis