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Spag presentation spring 1

Y6 SPAG QUESTIONS - SPRING G 1

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Spag presentation spring 1

  1. 1. SPAG Y6 Miss Woodward
  2. 2. 1. Circle all the adverbs in the sentence below. I carefully and quietly closed the door behind me. 1 mark
  3. 3. 2. Circle one word to complete the sentence below. Bill and Ben played cards _______ waiting for their dinner. (a) which (b) while (c) during (d) between 1 mark
  4. 4. 3. Complete each sentence with the most likely punctuation. Choose from . ? ! (a) Stop or I will shoot (b) It was snowing yesterday (c) Do you think it will snow today 1 mark
  5. 5. 4. The sentences below each have an error. The errors are underlined. Write the correction, making sure the verb matches the tense. (a) Yesterday Humpty Dumpty fall of a wall. __________ (b) We had roast chicken and chips every Sunday. __________ (c) The children play in the park at the moment. __________ 1 mark
  6. 6. 5. Put the teacher’s words into direct speech. Be careful with the punctuation. The teacher politely told the children to close their books. ________________________________ ____________ 2 marks
  7. 7. 6. Look at this sentence. Amy invited Eva, Sam, Sally and Joe to her birthday party. (a) What is the name of the punctuation mark used after Eva and Sam? ___________ 1 mark (b) Why is this punctuation mark needed in the sentence? ___________________________________________ 1 mark
  8. 8. 7. Complete the sentences below using either I or me. (a) Please turn on the TV for ______. (b) Neither you nor ______ know the answer. (c) Let’s keep this a secret between you and _____. (d) Trust _____. I know what I’m doing. 2 marks
  9. 9. 8. Write out this sentence putting in all the punctuation that’s needed. Come here said Miss Jones and wait quietly. 1 mark
  10. 10. 9. Complete the sentence below with a contraction that makes sense. If I were you, I ___________ touch that cable. It might be live! 1 mark
  11. 11. 10. Add a suffix to the underlined word to make it an adjective. I think you’re making a dread_____ mistake. 1 mark
  12. 12. 11. Add a prefix to the underlined word to make the opposite meaning. Don’t be so ___happy. Everything’s going to be all right. 1 mark
  13. 13. 12. Underline the subordinate clause in each sentence below. (a) Although we tried our hardest, we didn’t quite make it. (b) Do you know to whom this book belongs? (c) After drinking his hot chocolate, Sam went off to bed. (d) Mum asked Dad to turn up the heating because it got quite cold. (e) We turned on the alarm before leaving for the cinema. 2 marks
  14. 14. 1. Rewrite these sentences, changing them from the active to the passive voice. (a) Charles Dickens wrote ‘Oliver Twist’. (b) Nobody gave the correct answers. 2 marks
  15. 15. 2. Add a subordinate clause to each of the following sentences. (a) Ben’s Auntie Susan lives in Dover. (b) We walked, _______________, all the way to the park. 2 marks
  16. 16. 3. Insert a comma and a semi-colon to clarify the meaning of this sentence. I’m going to have chicken chips and peas you can have whatever you want. 1 mark
  17. 17. 4. Label each of the underlined nouns below as common, proper, abstract or collective. As we pulled out of Dover, there was great excitement as the children watched a school of dolphins frolic around the ferry. 2 marks
  18. 18. 5. Underline the adjectives in the sentence below which should be hyphenated? That cross eyed baboon is really vicious and bad-tempered. 2 marks
  19. 19. 6. Add a prefix to the underlined words in these sentences so that they make sense. (a) Susan’s cupcakes are quite resist. (b) Billy couldn’t hide his happiness when he failed miserably (c) Moving a pawn backwards is legitimate in chess. (d) That watch must be faulty. The second hand is going clockwise! 2 marks
  20. 20. 7. Explain why a colon has been used in the sentence below. There’s only one thing I have to say to you: Drop dead! 1 mark
  21. 21. 8. Add the word that completes the sentence below correctly. After _________ had my dinner, I watched TV for while. 1 mark
  22. 22. 9. Hyphenate the adjective where required in the sentence below. You can’t drive down that narrow road; anyway, it’s a one way street. 1 mark

Y6 SPAG QUESTIONS - SPRING G 1

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