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Build a Better Sentence- Colour Version

Build a Better Sentence- Colour Version

This resource is a must have for any primary school classroom. This activity will scaffold students to build better and more descriptive sentences in their writing. 

Depending on their year and ability level, students will improve sentences by adding in different components of a sentence (adjectives, verbs, adverbs or adverbial and prepositional phrases) to make them more interesting.

This activity can be used in small groups, rotational activities or as a whole class!

Included in the pack is teacher instructions, differentiated student templates, a teacher reference and 30 Starter Sentences.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity


Have students use the template where multiple adjectives are used to describe the noun and adverbial or prepositional phrases that are required to build a better sentence.

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