The Subordinate Clause - teaching resource

The Subordinate Clause Teaching Resources

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The Subordinate Clause

The Subordinate Clause is a PowerPoint teaching resource with two accompanying worksheets with answers. It focuses on developing key reading and writing skills and explores how to identify the subordinate clause in a sentence and how to use the subordinate clause with confidence in sentence construction.  The Subordinate Clause includes the following activities:

  • Definition of a clause
  • Definition of a main clause
  • Definition of a subordinate clause
  • Definition of a complex sentence
  • Examples of subordinating conjunctions and relative pronouns
  • Adding a relevant subordinating conjunction or relative pronoun activity
  • Identifying the subordinate clause activity with accompanying worksheet
  • Adding a subordinate clause to a main clause activity with accompanying worksheet
  • 1 further worksheet with answers

This resource can be used as a starter activity, incorporated into a unit of work or developed into a wider lesson on language, grammar and word choices.

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