Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about writing expanded noun phrases

  • Egg Words

    Egg Words

    Select synonyms for different vocabulary words to build noun phrases for a poem describing a range of Easter eggs

  • Sentence Changes

    Sentence Changes

    Practise using adjectives and prepositions to extend different sentences taken from a narrative story

  • Sentence Extensions

    Sentence Extensions

    Select and add a range of adjectives and prepositions to sentences that can be used to describe different story settings

  • What Location

    What Location

    Select and record descriptive vocabulary words that can be used to describe a setting from a fiction story

  • Story Lists

    Story Lists

    Select and compile lists of adjectives that can be used to describe nouns matching a specific story setting

  • Sentence Adjectives

    Sentence Adjectives

    Select powerful and exciting adjectives to use in expanded noun phrases to describe different story settings

  • Pancake Choices

    Pancake Choices

    Select and use expanded noun phrases to illustrate and specify toppings and fillings for different pancakes

  • Spooky Sounds

    Spooky Sounds

    Practise using powerful adjectives to describe some of the spooky sounds that might be heard in a bedroom at night

  • Spooky Shadows

    Spooky Shadows

    Select and use descriptive vocabulary to describe shadows seen in a bedroom at nighttime

  • Nighttime


    Explore and suggest changes to descriptive vocabulary used in a poem to describe spooky sights and sounds during the night

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style