Clauses – main and subordinate

  • Grade: Grade 6
    Activity type: Tutorial

Clauses – main and subordinate

Course
English
Grade
Grade 6
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Clauses – main and subordinate
Activity Type
Tutorial
Activity ID
27922

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  • Year 3
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1481 – Understand that a clause is a unit of meaning usually containing a subject and a verb and that these need to be in agreement

  • Year 6
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1521 – Understand the uses of commas to separate clauses

      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1522 – Investigate how clauses can be combined in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend or explain ideas

    • Literature
      • Creating literature

        • ACELT1800 – Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choice

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

        • Y5&6.R.5 – Identifying the specific language features and structures of many common continuous and non-continuous text types (including mixed text types)

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.2 – Selecting vocabulary that is appropriate to the topic, register, and purpose (e.g., academic and subject-specific vocabulary appropriate for specific learning areas or precise and descriptive words to create a mental image)

        • Y5&6.W.3 – Using written language features (such as emotive vocabulary) and visual language features (such as headings, charts, or maps) to extend or clarify meaning and to engage their audience

        • Y5&6.W.4 – Using their knowledge of how words work (e.g., knowledge of diverse phoneme-grapheme relationships, of common, reliable spelling rules and conventions, and of the meanings and spellings of morphemes), along with their knowledge of word derivations, to fluently and correctly encode most unfamiliar words, including words of many syllables

        • Y5&6.W.7 – Using simple and compound sentences that are correct grammatically and have a variety of structures, beginnings, and lengths and using some complex sentences that are mostly correct grammatically

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).

        • L.5.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.5.4.a – Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

      • Literacy

        • L.5.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.5.2.e – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.