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A structured suite of 32 activities on sentence building

A structured set of 32 sentence building activities starting with noun verb combinations, using different tenses, adding adjectives and then subject verb object.  The set ends with a series of activities turning sentences into questions. Each sentence is spoken on completion.

subject verb object


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The first part of the set steps through sentence building starting with simple noun + verb and developing to noun, verb object and then adding two adjective with ‘and’.

For each of the main numbered activities there is a second at the same level using different vocabulary, some of which may allow the writer to make up some silly sentences as well as the more predictable ones.

The second set of question activities uses a range of vocabulary and tenses.

Teachers may use these activities to introduce and practice using the language of the grammar where appropriate or for other students who may not be ready for that, to have exposure to these language structures.

Why not copy some of these files and edit them with vocabulary of particular interest to individuals or add photos of people so the subjects are familiar.


  • Sentences 01 noun verb 1
    Sentences 01a noun verb 1
  • Sentences 02 noun verb 2
    Sentences 02a noun verb 2
  • Sentences 03 noun verb 3
    Sentences 03a noun verb 3
  • Sentences 04 noun verb 4
    Sentences 04a noun verb 4
  • Sentences 05 noun is adjective 1
    Sentences 05a noun is adjective 1
  • Sentences 06 noun is adjective 2
    Sentences 06a noun is adjective 2
  • Sentences 07 noun was adjective 3
    Sentences 07a noun was adjective 3
  • Sentences 08 noun verb noun 1
    Sentences 08a noun verb noun 1
  • Sentences 09 noun verb noun 2
    Sentences 09a noun verb noun 2
  • Sentences 10 noun verb noun 3
    Sentences 10a noun verb noun 3
  • Sentences 11 noun verb noun 4
    Sentences 11a noun verb noun 4
  • Sentences 12 I can
  • Sentences 13 adjectives 1
  • Sentences 14 adjectives 2
  • Sentences 15 questions 1 - is
  • Sentences 16 questions 2 - is
  • Sentences 17 questions 3 - is
  • Sentences 18 questions 4 - are
  • Sentences 19 questions 5 - are
  • Sentences 20 questions 6 - does
  • Sentences 21 questions 7 - did

colour toys
Noun Verb

colour town
Noun 'is' verb

colour town
Noun 'is' adjective

colour town
Subject verb object

colour town

Where to put your files

These activities (.swe files) need to be put into your Environments folder. You may wish to organise your downloaded activities into sub-folders within this folder. The standard paths to these folders are:

XP C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Widgit Shared\SymWriter\Environments

Win 7 and Win 8 C:\Users\Public\Documents\Widgit Shared\SymWriter\Environments


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