English Language KS3: Major and Subordinate Clauses

Part of a series of animated films following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film, Monty Huntington-Smythe gets a crash course in major and subordinate clauses whilst taking his helicopter out for a spin.

This clip is from the series Grammar for 11-14 year olds.

Teacher Notes

Ask students to choose the correct main or subordinate clause to complete a set of sentences before making up one of their own.

Complete a matching activity for main and subordinate clauses before using this knowledge to construct a paragraph relevant to the lesson content.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.