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Concrete Nouns

Action

Think of some concrete nouns for each of the five senses and write them in the concrete blocks below. Remember Concrete nouns are things you can see, hear, smell, taste or touch.

Gently tap your forehead twice with your hand.

photo

drum

flower

ice cream

fur

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‹ear› saying /er/ earn learn heard earth search earnings

Unscramble the letters in the oysters and add them to ‹ear› to make words from the spelling list.

ear

ear

ear ny ear

tdh ear

rehearse overheard researcher searchlight earthworm earthquake

setn

yl

seh ear

n ear

nl ear

nigsn

yearn early pearl dearth hearse earnest

dh ear

csh ear

ht ear

pl ear

tmhorw ear

dhervo

sreeh ear

qtuheka

ear ear

Trace over the dotted letters. Then use the starting dots to practise writing ‹ear›.

Choose a different possessive noun to act as an adjective for each noun below.

wolf ’s the the

goose’s

tree’s

feathers the decision the

expert’s

referee’s book the

branches

fur the

Parse this sentence, identify the subject and choose the correct tense.

The two boys were searching intently for earthworms. 28

author’s

opinion simple past

simple present

simple future

past present future continuous continuous continuous


Changing Person: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Person I

we

you

you

he she it

they

singular

plural

singular

plural

singular

plural

1st person

2nd person

3rd person

Underline the verbs in red and the pronouns in pink. Then decide whether they are in the first, second or third person, and if they are singular or plural. Rewrite the sentences, changing the person each time as instructed.

He listens carefully to the music.

I listen carefully to the music. I descended the stairs gracefully.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 1st person singular.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 1st person plural.

It is historically important.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 3rd person plural.

She will be visiting the hospital.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 2nd person plural.

You are wearing a new hat.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 3rd person singular.

We are going to the beach.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 3rd person plural.

They were sitting under the gnarled tree.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 3rd person singular.

You will do the work yourselves.

1st 2nd 3rd

singular plural

Change to 2nd person singular.

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glug

Onomatopoeia

jingle

click

crunch whisper zoom scratch

pop buzz

Remember When the sound of a word relates to what it is describing, it is called onomatopoeia.

hiss

cluck bang

rattle

swish splash hiccup

munch flutter

What are these animals saying? Write a suitable onomatopoeic word in each speech bubble.

Think of an onomatopoeic word for each of the pictures below.

Draw pictures for these onomatopoeic words.

smash

sizzle

squeak

Match each noun phrase to its onomatopoeic word. 1.

a happy cat

2.

a van stopping quickly

3.

a small bell

4.

someone drinking noisily

5.

a car’s horn

6.

a heavy box hitting the ground

slurp

thud tinkle

honk

purr

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Changing Verb Tenses

Verbs

Think of a verb and put it into a simple sentence, using one of the tenses below. Then rewrite the sentence in the other tenses, and add them to the correct tense tents. Alternatively, write a different sentence for each tense.

Simple Past

Past Continuous

Simple Present

Present Continuous

Simple Future

Future Continuous

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