English Language KS3: Sentences, Phrases and Clauses

Space Cadet Carl and Selena Stardust get to grips with sentences, phrases and 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, Space Cadet Carl is causing problems for Selena Stardust as they mix some fuel for the space station and learn that sentences, phrases and clauses also have some key ingredients.

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

Teacher Notes

Use a series of identification activities to reinforce understanding.

Rewriting of sentences and identification of main and subordinate clause.

Curriculum Notes

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