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L.I: Identify, insert and use conjunctions, adverbs & conjunctions                                            

Ensure you have read Chapter 16. JK Rowling uses adverbs and conjunctions to build cohesion. Adverbs and conjunctions can help us express time, place and cause, along with prepositions. Can you remember anything about conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs?

 

Revise expressing time, place and cause using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions using the PowerPoint 

Use the resources below, which require you to recognise conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions, to insert some in a text and to use in a narrative paragraph. 

Conjunctions

A

Circle the conjunction in each sentence.

 

Harry blew the flute while the dog slept.

 

Ron gritted his teeth and he stepped carefully over the dog’s legs.

 

While Hermione played, Harry looked down through the trapdoor.

 

Then Harry lowered himself through the hole until he was hanging on by his fingertips. 

 

Because it was so dark, Harry did not know how far the drop was.

 

He had to get the stone wherever it was hidden.

B

Insert the best conjunction in each sentence.

 

Harry let go ________he fell. because/so/since

 

Cold, damp air rushed past him ________  he fell down. as/until/before

 

________ he landed with a thump, Harry felt something soft. until/while/when

 

He sat up slowly  ___________ he had landed.  where/before/although

 

Ron followed ________ he knew Harry was safe. before/after/until

 

They knew Hermione was coming _________ the music stopped. because/since/as

 

Prepositions

A

Circle the prepositions in each sentence.

 

Harry blew the flute in time.

 

Ron gritted his teeth and he stepped carefully over the dog’s legs.

 

While Hermione played, Harry looked through the trapdoor.

 

Then Harry lowered himself until he was hanging by his fingertips. 

 

Under his feet, Harry could not see anything.

 

Because of Snape, he had to get the stone.

B

Insert the best preposition in each sentence.

 

________ the darkness, Harry fell. behind/into/up

 

He landed with a thump __________ something soft. on/above/behind

 

He was glad to land safely ________ falling so far.  until/before/after

 

__________ Harry, Ron followed. before/after/until

 

They realised the danger__________ Hermione. from/for/because of

 

Hermione struggled __________ a damp wall. due to/towards/until

 

Adverbs

A

Circle the adverbs in each sentence.

 

Harry blew the flute there.

 

Ron gritted his teeth hard and he stepped carefully over the dog’s legs.

 

Then, Harry looked through the trapdoor.

 

Next, Harry lowered himself until he was hanging by his fingertips. 

 

Inside, Harry could not see anything.

 

He dropped fast onto a wriggly plant. 

B

Insert the best preposition in each sentence.

 

Into the darkness, Harry fell _________ carefully/rapidly/best

 

He landed _______ with a thump on something soft. then/earlier/daily

 

He was glad to be unhurt after landing _______.  best/fast/hard

 

__________ Ron arrived. first/now/soon

 

Hermione recognised the plant_________. there/nearby/around

 

She looked___________. back/around/everywhere

 

EXTENSION ACTIVITY

Conjunctions, Adverbs & Prepositions C

While Harry, Ron and Hermione are trying to get to the stone, Neville is lying trapped by the body-bind spell. What happens next? How does he get free and what does he do?

Write a narrative paragraph to describe what happens, using conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs.

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