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Practise Writing Sentences

In this worksheet, students examine sentences to see whether or not they make sense.

'Practise Writing Sentences' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:  Check Own Work for Sense

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 A sentence is not just a group of words with a capital letter and a full stop. It needs to make sense.

 

Little girl at a computer

 

This does not make sense:

Worked on Charlotte computer her.

 

We can change the words around so that it does make sense.

Charlotte worked on her computer.

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

The cat drank its milk.

makes sense

doesn't make sense

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Ate banana Joe tea his for.

makes sense

doesn't make sense

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Fast drove car a road down the.

makes sense

doesn't make sense

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Joanna has got a new coat.

makes sense

doesn't make sense

This sentence has a word missing.

 

Helen is wearing a __________ coat.

 

Tick three words in the list that make sense when they are used to fill in the gap.

shoe

red

quickly

new

sleep

pretty

Tick the three words that you could use for this sentence to make sense.

 

My __________ is called Joey.

brother

happy

rabbit

blue

running

friend

Tick the three words that you could use for this sentence to make sense.

 

Kerry __________ down the road.

sad

hurried

cat

ran

purple

walked

This 'sentence' does not make sense, but if you rearrange the words it does.

 

Katie new doll for her a had birthday.

 

Write it out again so that it makes sense.

Rearrange the words in this 'sentence' so that it makes sense and write it out again.

 

Tom painting likes pictures school at.

Rearrange the words in this 'sentence' so that it makes sense and write it out again.

 

Oliver building likes snowmen winter in.

  • Question 1

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

The cat drank its milk.

CORRECT ANSWER
makes sense
  • Question 2

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Ate banana Joe tea his for.

CORRECT ANSWER
doesn't make sense
  • Question 3

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Fast drove car a road down the.

CORRECT ANSWER
doesn't make sense
  • Question 4

Read this 'sentence' and decide whether it makes sense or not.

 

Joanna has got a new coat.

CORRECT ANSWER
makes sense
  • Question 5

This sentence has a word missing.

 

Helen is wearing a __________ coat.

 

Tick three words in the list that make sense when they are used to fill in the gap.

CORRECT ANSWER
red
new
pretty
  • Question 6

Tick the three words that you could use for this sentence to make sense.

 

My __________ is called Joey.

CORRECT ANSWER
brother
rabbit
friend
  • Question 7

Tick the three words that you could use for this sentence to make sense.

 

Kerry __________ down the road.

CORRECT ANSWER
hurried
ran
walked
  • Question 8

This 'sentence' does not make sense, but if you rearrange the words it does.

 

Katie new doll for her a had birthday.

 

Write it out again so that it makes sense.

CORRECT ANSWER
Katie had a new doll for her birthday.
For her birthday Katie had a new doll.
  • Question 9

Rearrange the words in this 'sentence' so that it makes sense and write it out again.

 

Tom painting likes pictures school at.

CORRECT ANSWER
Tom likes painting pictures at school.
At school Tom likes painting pictures.
  • Question 10

Rearrange the words in this 'sentence' so that it makes sense and write it out again.

 

Oliver building likes snowmen winter in.

CORRECT ANSWER
Oliver likes building snowmen in winter.
In winter Oliver likes building snowmen.
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