KS3 Grammar, Vocabulary, Punctuation & Spelling

Handy grammar, vocabulary, punctuation & spelling activities to help KS3 students master key skills.

Abstract Nouns - KS3

Abstract Nouns is a 12-slide PowerPoint resource (with 2 worksheets) designed to help KS3 students...

Active and Passive Voice - KS3

Active and Passive Voice - KS3 (9-slide editable PowerPoint presentation with 2 worksheets)  Active and...

Adding Adverbs - KS3

Adding Adverbs - KS3   This KS3 Essential English Skills resource is a great little lesson...

Adjectives - KS3

Adjectives – KS3 English Essentials   (a 16-slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation with 3 worksheets) Our...

Adjectives in Stories

Adjectives in Stories  (10-slide editable PowerPoint with worksheet) Adjectives in Stories is a handy PowerPoint...

Adverbs

Adverbs Writing - SPaG This resource explains how to use effective adverbs to develop sentence...

Amazing Adjectives - KS3

Amazing Adjectives - KS3 Essential English Skills (8-slide editable PowerPoint lesson with one worksheet) Amazing...

Amazing Adverbs - KS3

Amazing Adverbs - KS3 Essential English Skills (7-slide editable PowerPoint lesson with one worksheet) Amazing...

Apostrophes - KS3

Apostrophes - KS3 Essential English Skills (18-slide editable PowerPoint lesson with one worksheet) Apostrophes -...

Avoiding Comma Splicing - KS3

Avoiding Comma Splicing In this KS3 resource, learners recap the rules regarding comma splicing and...

Capital Letters for KS3

Capital Letters for KS3  (18-slide PowerPoint teaching resource with 4 differentiated worksheets)  This lesson is...

Causal Conjunctions - KS3

Causal Conjunctions - KS3 Essential English Skills (13-slide editable PowerPoint and 3 differentiated worksheets)   ...

Clauses and Phrases - KS3

Clauses and Phrases - Year 7 English Essentials   Our ‘KS3 English Essential Skills’ resources are...

Colons - KS3

Colons - KS3 Essential English Skills (19-slide editable PowerPoint lesson with one worksheet) Colons -...

Colons and Semi-Colons - KS3

Colons and Semi-Colons – Year 7/8 English Essentials   (a 43-slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation with...

Comma Splicing - KS3

Comma Splicing – KS3   'Comma Splices – KS3' helps students avoid making mistakes when using...

Comma Splicing and Run-ons - KS3

Comma Splicing and Run-ons   Comma Splices and Run-ons is a handy PowerPoint teaching resource designed...

Commas - KS3

Commas - KS3 English Essential Skills   (20-slide PowerPoint lesson and one worksheet) Commas - KS3...

Complex Sentences - KS3

Complex Sentences - KS3  (16-slide PowerPoint and 4 worksheets)  Complex Sentences - KS3 is a...

Compound Sentences - KS3

Compound Sentences - KS3  (21-slide PowerPoint lesson with 5 worksheets)  Our ‘KS3 English Essentials’ resources...

Determiners - KS3

Determiners - KS3   (8-slide PowerPoint lesson with worksheet) Determiners - KS3 is an 8-slide PowerPoint-based...

Developing Inference - KS3

Developing Inference - KS3  Our ‘KS3 English Essentials’ resources are designed to help KS3 learners...

Developing Reading Skills - Prefixes

Developing Reading Skills - Prefixes English SPaG Teaching Resource with Worksheets This English vocabulary teaching...

Developing Reading Skills - Suffixes

Developing Reading Skills - Suffixes Our ‘Developing Reading Skills - Suffixes’ teaching resource is designed...

Developing Vocabulary Skills

Developing Vocabulary Skills   (30-slide editable PowerPoint and 11 accompanying worksheets) Developing Vocabulary Skills has been...

Direct and Reported Speech

Direct and Reported Speech ‘Direct and Reported Speech’ teaching resource is designed to help students...

Double Negatives

FREE English Grammar Teaching Resource: Double Negatives This ‘Double Negatives’ teaching resource is designed to...

Drafting

‘Drafting’ is a 12 slide PowerPoint teaching resource with 3 accompanying worksheets designed to help...

Easily Confused Words - Its and It's

Easily Confused Words - Its and It's 'Easily Confused Words - Its and It's' is...

Easily Confused Words - Of and Off

Easily Confused Words - Of and Off 'Easily Confused Words - Of and Off' is...

Easily Confused Words - Quite and Quiet

Easily Confused Words - Quite and Quiet 'Easily Confused Words - Quite and Quiet' is...

Easily Confused Words - There, Their and They're

FREE RESOURCE Easily Confused Words - There, Their and They're This PowerPoint lesson explains the...

Easily Confused Words - Two, Too and To

Easily Confused Words - Two, Too and To This PowerPoint lesson explains the difference between...

Easily Confused Words - Were, We're and Where

Easily Confused Words - Were, We're and Where 'Easily Confused Words - Were, We're and...

Exclamation Marks

Exclamation Marks English SPaG Teaching Resource 'Exclamation Marks' is a handy punctuation teaching resource covering...

Expanded Noun Phrases - KS3

Expanded Noun Phrases – Year 7/8 English Essentials   (a 44-slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation with...

Fronted Adverbials - KS3

Fronted Adverbials - Year 7 (15-slide editable PowerPoint-based lesson with 4 worksheets)  Our ‘KS3 Essential...

Grammar and Punctuation Posters

Grammar and Punctuation Poster This handy set of posters can be used on-screen or can...

Halloween Adjectives

English Teaching Resources – Halloween Adjectives   24 slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation 4 worksheets...

Hyphens and Brackets

English Teaching Resources – Hyphens and Brackets  Hyphens and Brackets is a 10 slide PowerPoint...

Hyphens to Avoid Ambiguity - KS3

Hyphens to Avoid Ambiguity - Year 7 English Essentials   Our ‘KS3 English Essential Skills’ resources...

i before e except after c

i before e except after c This English spelling teaching resource explains the general rule...

Identifying Parts of Speech

Identifying Parts of Speech English SPaG Teaching Resource 'Identifying Parts of Speech' is an English...

Improving Vocabulary

Improving Vocabulary English SPaG Teaching Resource This handy teaching resource focuses on word choice and...

Metaphors

Metaphors  Our ‘Metaphors’ teaching resource helps pupils identify metaphors in reading and explains how to...

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia English SPaG Teaching Resource  This English vocabulary teaching resource explores the use of onomatopoeia...

Parts of Speech - Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs

Parts of Speech - Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation  This resource...

Personal Pronouns - KS2

Personal Pronouns - KS2 FREE English SPaG Teaching PowerPoint Resource with worksheets 'Personal Pronouns -...

Point, Evidence, Explain

FREE English Teaching Resources – Point, Evidence, Explain   KS3 Reading - Understanding Texts Critically  Point,...

Proper Nouns

Proper Nouns is a PowerPoint teaching resource designed to help children develop their knowledge and...

Punctuating Speech

Punctuating Speech English Teaching Resources: Punctuating Speech teaches pupils how to use speech marks /...

Punctuation Perfection

Punctuation Perfection  This English punctuation teaching resource is designed to help pupils consolidate their knowledge...

Question Marks - KS3

Question Marks - KS3  (12-slide PowerPoint lesson with 2 worksheets)  This resource explains how to...

Show Not Tell

Show Not Tell Our ‘Show Not Tell’ teaching resource explains how to use show sentences...

Similes

Similes 'Similes' teaches pupils how to identify similes in their reading and how to use...

Simple Sentences - KS3

Simple Sentences – KS3 English Essentials  (a 14-slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation with 3 worksheets) ...

Subject - Verb Agreement - KS3

Subject - Verb Agreement - KS3   Subject - Verb agreement - KS3 is a 33-slide...

Syllables

Syllables   Writing - Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation This ‘Syllables’ teaching resource is designed to help...

Synonyms - KS3

Synonyms - KS3  (17-slide editable PowerPoint with 4 worksheets)  This lesson is aimed at middle...

The Main Clause

The Main Clause English SPaG Teaching Resource 'The Main Clause' explores how to identify the...

The Subjunctive Form - KS3

The Subjunctive Form – KS3 English Essentials   (35-slide fully editable PowerPoint teaching resource with 2...

The Subordinate Clause

The Subordinate Clause The Subordinate Clause is a PowerPoint teaching resource with two accompanying worksheets...

Time Conjunctions - KS3

Time Conjunctions - Year 7 Essential English Skills   Our ‘KS3 English Essential Skills’ resources are...

Types of Nouns

Types of Nouns English SPaG Teaching Resource In 'Types of Nouns' pupils practise recognising common...

Understanding Complex Sentences

Understanding Complex Sentences Our ‘Understanding Complex Sentences ’ teaching resource is designed to help pupils...

Using a Dictionary

Using a Dictionary Writing - transcription Our ‘Using a Dictionary’ teaching resource is designed to...

Using a Thesaurus

'Using a Thesaurus' is a 10-slide PowerPoint presentation focusing on how to use a thesaurus...

Using Commas Correctly

Using Commas Correctly English SPaG Teaching Resource 'Using Commas Correctly' covers the correct use of...

Using Full Stops - KS3

Using Full Stops - KS3  (19-slide PowerPoint and 4 worksheets) This Essential English Skills lesson...

Using Paragraphs - KS3

Using Paragraphs - KS3  Using Paragraphs - KS3 is a 30-slide PowerPoint, with 3 differentiated...

Using Pronouns to Avoid Repetition - KS3

Using Pronouns to Avoid Repetition - KS3: Essential English Skills Our ‘KS3 Essential English Skills’...

Using the Apostrophe

Using the Apostrophe English SPaG Teaching PowerPoint Resource with worksheets 'Using the Apostrophe' is a...

Verbs

Verbs English Grammar Teaching Resource ‘Verbs’ teaches pupils how to use verbs effectively to develop...

Words Instead of Said - KS3

Words Instead of Said - KS3 KS3 English Programme of Study - Writing and grammar...