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Understand How to Write for Your Audience 1

In this worksheet, students will practise identifying sentences that are written in the first, second and third person.

'Understand How to Write for Your Audience 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:   Plan What and Who to Write For

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Worksheet Overview

Sentences can be written in the first, second or third person.


When we are talking about ourselves, we use the words I and we. This is called the first person.


Boy cleaning his teeth

If we are talking to somebody else, we use the word you. This is called the second person.

You must go to bed now.


If we are talking about other people, we use their names or the words he, she, it and they. This is called the third person.

Jayden is coming to my house tonight.

They are getting a new puppy.

She is older than me.


Let's have a go at practising this in the questions that follow.

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