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John Clifford Primary & Nursery School ‘Be your best. Celebrate success. Together we will be successful.’

Lesson 2

WALT: Identify main clauses 


Watch the video below to remind yourself about main (major) and subordinate clauses.

Major and subordinate clauses | English - Grammar for 11-14-year-olds

Suitable for teaching 11-14s. Monty Huntington-Smythe gets to grips with major and subordinate clauses. Subscribe for more English clips from BBC Teach on Tu...


Remember, relative clauses are a type of  subordinate clause as they are subordinate to the main clause and they do not make sense on their own.


Work through the power point (saved as PDF) and complete the tasks on the last few slides.