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Wednesday 14th April

LC: To understand and identify phrases and clauses

A clause can be used either as a whole sentence  or as part of a sentence. A clause always contains a verb. 


A phrase does not contain a verb. A phrase does not make sense on its own. 

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clause                               phrase

Let's have a go at these together.


the dog chewed its bone ____________


rough and prickly __________


without his jacket ___________


stand over there ___________


as tall as a giant __________


the lady sneezed __________


Now go to Seesaw and complete the exercise by identifying the phrases and clauses.