Ideal for use in Year 4 when this objective is first introduced.
- ‘Expanded noun phrase’ activity sheets with 3 levels of differentiation including a range of activities to allow children to create their own expanded noun phrases. Answers and examples included.
- ‘Expanded noun phrase’ passages, short paragraphs with three levels of differentiation where children need to identify the expanded noun phrases. Ideal as a short activity or a grammar session. Answers included.
- ‘Expanded noun phrase’ story, a short story for children to improve by expanding the nouns in order to add more detail and description.
National Curriculum Links – Years 3 and 4
Terminology to be introduced in Year 4: noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases.
Adjectives to expand nouns.
Multiple adjectives and prepositional phrases to expand nouns in a range of of more complex sentences used.
Adjectives, prepositional phrases and determiners to expand nouns. A range of sentences including multi-clause sentences used.