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Practise Using Modal Verbs

In this worksheet, students will develop their understanding of modal verbs.

'Practise Using Modal Verbs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Modal Verb Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

Using modal verbs in our writing helps us to show likelihood and possibility


We can look at them and read them in the context of the sentence to work out whether something is likely to happen or not.


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You should take an umbrella as it might rain. 


There are two modal verbs here - should and might

They tell us about the possibility of needing an umbrella and the likelihood of it raining. 


They help to give conditions to the sentence. 


In this activity, we will be looking at different modal verbs and what they tell us, so if you are ready, let's get started!


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