“Clauses Unit 1” Literacy Grades 5-8


Clauses Unit 1  is a grammar lesson pack, 2 pages, clauses. Explanation first, with examples, 23 carefully constructed sentences. Pick out the main clause from the subordinate clause.


Clauses Unit 1

Clauses Unit 1 is a  2-page literacy activity with 23 sentences for Grade 5-8.

It includes an explanation of main and subordinate (dependant) clauses, with examples. Each example has one main and one subordinate.

Tasks:  Students then circle the main clause in one colour and the subordinate one in another colour. All sentences are in the simple past tense so students can pick out the finite verbs more easily.

Some links:  “Clauses Unit 2” Literacy Grade 5-9,  Upper Primary School, Page“Tree of Life” Technology Grade 5-7“Adjectives to Adverbs” English Grade 5-8Early Secondary School, Page“Similes and Metaphors” Grade 5, 6