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Caesar and Boudicca worksheets

Caesar and Boudicca worksheets I have always been fascinated by the lives of famous people from long ago, none more so than the great Roman leader, Julius Caesar and the brave warrior Boudicca. Julius Caesar led a dangerous life but he can also be thanked for introducing the calendar we use today. Ultimately he made […]

Grammar: Passive and active voice

Grammar: Passive and active voice This sounds more complicated than it really is. In a passive sentence what would usually be the object of the sentence is turned into the subject. For example, here is a sentence: Sam hit the ball. The subject is Sam and the object is the ball. This is called the […]

The Bronte Sisters: comprehensions

The Bronte Sisters: comprehensions Three books from three sisters are the topics of our latest sets of comprehension worksheets: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte. 30th July 2018 is the two hundredth anniversary of Emily Bronte’s birth and our worksheets are a […]

Using Adverbs with Speech

Using Adverbs with Speech Adverbs are the subject of our latest set of fantastic English worksheets. This set concentrates on using adverbs with speech and the verb ‘said’. Children can choose an appropriate adverb from our list to make more descriptive sentences, for example: “I think I know something you don’t,” said the wizard mysteriously. […]

Nouns with the suffix ‘er’ or ‘or’

Nouns with the suffix ‘er’ or ‘or’ When to add the suffix ‘er’ and when to add ‘or’ is a tricky question to answer. The suffixes ‘er’ and ‘or’ can be added to some verbs to make nouns that mean ‘a person or a thing that does something’. Unfortunately, there do not seem to be […]

More on conjunctions

More on conjunctions Conjunctions form an important part of the new primary curriculum and we have just published two excellent sets suitable for middle primary children. The first looks at because, so and so that; known as conjunctions of cause or reason. These words introduce the reason for an event. e.g. The road was blocked […]

Direct and Indirect Speech

Direct and Indirect Speech The famous fable, ‘The Wolf and the Lamb’ is the subject of our latest English worksheets, suitable for KS2. There are two parts to this work. The first has the tale written in indirect speech and children are asked to rewrite it in direct speech. For those who are competent with […]

Mesolithic Britain

Mesolithic Britain Imagine a world with no cities, no shopping centres, no T.V. or internet, not even schools, paper or pencils. Welcome to our latest sets of worksheets on Prehistoric Britain. Our brand new sets of worksheets look at the Mesolithic era, or middle stone age period, from around 10 000 BC to about 4 […]

English grammar: Pronouns

English grammar: Pronouns Our writing would be terribly tedious without the help of pronouns. When a noun has been used once it can then be replaced by a pronoun, saving endless repetition. e.g. John ate some crisps. Then he drank a can of cola. The pronoun (he) stops us having to keep repeating the name […]

Adverbs: a fun introduction

Adverbs: a fun introduction Teachers are expected to introduce adverbs in Year 2, to children aged 6/7. Most adverbs used at this age will be adverbs of manner, which describe how a verb is done. It is also important to keep the language buy ambien no doctor simple and the activities fun, which is just […]