Sentence structure-Alan Peat: TES
Resource Adapted from Alan Peat's 'SENTENCE STRUCTURES - 25 ways to improve your sentence writing!' Each one of the ideas is presented in the shape of a tool (hammer, saw, screwdriver etc...). These can then be printed onto coloured card and laminated for children to use as tools to support their writing.
Powerful Openers display
Resource Powerful openers display based on Ros Wilson's Big Writing
Fronted adverbials- TES
Website Colourful, simple slides explaining fronted adverbials, giving examples and opportunities for children to practise. Includes a challenge which could be used in a plenary.
Fronted Adverbials - Narrative - Grammar - Video-TES
Resource A grammar resource for use as a stand-alone lesson on sentence openers, this time going on to extend the sentence openers using a video as a stimulus.
Sentence starters

Sentence starters

Resource Year 4 use of openers linked to VCOP work. They will learn to use 16 different openers and they love it when their names come up in the sentences.
Sentence starters
Resource Focus just on using adverbs to open a sentence.
Sentence starters

Sentence starters

Resource Another resource inspired by the amazing VCOP superheroes! Powerpoint using the superhero character going through the different ways to open a sentence. Handy hints- laminate to have on children’s table as a prompt for writing.
Sentence starters

Sentence starters

Resource A guide and presentation to help children start fiction writing. Story/ sentence openers. Topics also included: fantasy and science fiction; mystery and adventure stories.
Sentence starters

Sentence starters

Resource A sentence starter and connectives mat to support learners with literacy. Created in particular for KS3 but could be used with a variety of year groups.
Sentence starters

Sentence starters

Resource A small display pack designed to give writers ideas for story sentence starters or openers. Each A5 sheet has a type of sentence and an example (or two) of the sentence. Each sentence has a picture to accompany it.