Compound sentences

  • Grade: Year 4
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Compound sentences

Course
English
Grade
Year 4
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Compound sentences
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
22744

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  • Year 2
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1467 – Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses and coordinating conjunctions

  • Year 5
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1508 – Understand how noun and adjective groups can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, thing or idea

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.2 – Using vocabulary (in particular, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) that clearly conveys ideas, experiences, or information

        • Y4.W.5 – Using written language features (such as similes and onomatopoeia) and visual language features (such as illustrations and diagrams) to support meaning

        • Y4.W.6 – Using mainly simple and compound sentences, along with some complex sentences, that vary in their beginnings, structures, and lengths and are mostly correct grammatically

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.7 – Using simple and compound sentences that are correct grammatically and have a variety of structures, beginnings, and lengths and using some complex sentences that are mostly correct grammatically

  • KS1.Y2 – KS1 Year 2
    • Year 2 programme of study
      • KS1.Y2.W.VGP – Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1 – Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English appendix 2 by:

            • KS1.Y2.W.VGP.1.e: learn how to use subordination (using when, if, that, or because) and co-ordination (using or, and, or but)

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

        • L.3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.3.5.b – Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

      • Literacy

        • L.3.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.3.1.a – Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

          • L.3.1.h – Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

          • L.3.1.i – Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

        • L.3.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.3.2.a – Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

          • L.3.2.e – Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

          • L.3.2.f – Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

      • Literacy

        • L.3.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.3.3.b – Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • L.1 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.1.1.c – Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).

          • L.1.1.g – Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.2.1.c – Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

          • L.2.1.f – Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.4.1.f – Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.c – Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

          • L.4.2.d – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.4.3.a – Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*