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BBC Key Stage 1
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Glossary of terms

  • Non-Chronological Report - A non-fiction piece of writing, which isn't written in time order, but which gives the reader information about a topic.
  • Explanation Text - A non-fiction piece of writing which explains why something happens or how something works.
  • Adjective - A word that describes somebody or something.
  • Clause - distinct part of a sentence including a verb.
  • Complex Sentence - consists of a main clause and includes one or more subordinate clauses.
  • Compound sentence - has two or more clauses joined by and, but or so.
  • Connective - A word or phrase that links clauses or sentences.
  • Direct Speech - Uses the speaker's original words and speech marks.
  • Modal Verb - The verbs can/could, will/would, shall/should, may/might, must/ought.
  • Noun Phrase - a group of words that functions in the same way as a noun in a sentence.
  • Prefix - Added to the start of a word.
  • Suffix - Added to the end of a word.
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