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Noun Phrases: Recognise Noun Phrases

In this worksheet, students practise identifying noun phrases in sentences.

'Noun Phrases: Recognise Noun Phrases' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Noun Phrase Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

A noun is a naming word.

kite

 

A noun phrase also names something, but using more than one word.

a yellow and blue kite with a long tail

 

In the following sentence the noun phrase is underlined.

The old red car with a rusty bonnet broke down outside school.

 

If you are not sure if a group of words is a noun phrase or not, try replacing it with a pronoun. If it still makes sense then it is a noun phrase.

It broke down outside school.

 

Using a noun phrase can make writing more interesting than just using a noun on its own.

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