Determiners for Teachers, Parents and Learners

Table of Contents Determiners: What are they? Determiners are scattered across almost every sentence and many of us are blissfully unaware of it. Determiners are words placed in front of a noun or noun phrase to make it clear which object is being referred to. They are said to “mark” nouns or noun phrases (a […]

Conjunctions – What They Are & 6 Easy Classroom Games.

What is a Conjunction? A conjunction is a part of speech that is used to connect words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. They can be one word or a few words. They glue words, phrases and clauses together and are made to convey two ideas in one sentence.  For example, if you wanted to convey the […]

Adverbials – What They Are & 6 Great Ideas for the Classroom

Teaching adverbials can be tricky.  For one thing there are so many similar terms: adverb, adverbial clauses, fronted adverbials & adverbial phrases.  Another thing is that the requirement to teach “fronted adverbials” has been focused upon in order to criticise the primary national curriculum. With all the criticism, only a very few can feel confident that teaching […]

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