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Composition: How to Write for Your Audience 1

In this worksheet, students practise switching between the first, second and third person when writing sentences. This is a useful skill when planning larger pieces of writing.

'Composition: How to Write for Your Audience 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:  Plan What and Who to Write For

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Sentences are written in the first, second or third person. This chart shows the differences between them:

 

I love chocolate ice cream. Unfortunately my sisters have eaten it all up.

 

We can say that the first of these sentences is written in the first person singular and the second sentence is written in the third person plural.

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______  went to the cricket match last Friday.  (first person singular)

I

We

They

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

_____ chased the cat away. (third person plural)

I

We

They

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ gave the book to his brother. (third person singular)

I

He

She

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

Are ______ waiting for the bus to town?  (second person singular)

we

you

they

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ live in a small cottage. (first person plural)

I

You

We

Change the following sentence into the third person plural.

 

I love reading adventure books.

Change the following sentence into the first person singular.

 

He goes to work on the bus.

Change the following sentence into the second person plural.

 

Is he coming to the party?

Change the following sentence into the first person plural.

 

They are going camping next week.

Change the following sentence into the second person singular.

 

Can she come to my sleepover?

  • Question 1

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______  went to the cricket match last Friday.  (first person singular)

CORRECT ANSWER
I
  • Question 2

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

_____ chased the cat away. (third person plural)

CORRECT ANSWER
They
  • Question 3

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ gave the book to his brother. (third person singular)

CORRECT ANSWER
He
  • Question 4

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

Are ______ waiting for the bus to town?  (second person singular)

CORRECT ANSWER
you
  • Question 5

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ live in a small cottage. (first person plural)

CORRECT ANSWER
We
  • Question 6

Change the following sentence into the third person plural.

 

I love reading adventure books.

CORRECT ANSWER
They love reading adventure books.
  • Question 7

Change the following sentence into the first person singular.

 

He goes to work on the bus.

CORRECT ANSWER
I go to work on the bus.
  • Question 8

Change the following sentence into the second person plural.

 

Is he coming to the party?

CORRECT ANSWER
Are you coming to the party?
  • Question 9

Change the following sentence into the first person plural.

 

They are going camping next week.

CORRECT ANSWER
We are going camping next week.
  • Question 10

Change the following sentence into the second person singular.

 

Can she come to my sleepover?

CORRECT ANSWER
Can you come to my sleepover?
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