Sentence openers placemat

Last updated: 25/04/2024
Contributor: Teachit team
Sentence openers placemat
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A comprehensive sentence openers placemat for primary KS2 children to learn and use in their own work. This handy resource can be printed and used as a checklist in class on the wall or stuck into books.

What's included

  • FREE printable placemat with a selection of sentence openers in five categories: time, adding detail, comparison, location, and organizing.
  • An editable Word doc version for easy differentiation and customisation. (Subscribers only).

How to use the sentence openers

This sentence openers placemat can be printed and used as a wall checklist or stuck into books as a quick reference guide. Encourage students to refer to it during writing tasks to enhance their sentence structures and add variety to their work. This placemat is a valuable tool in helping students develop their writing skills.

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A sample extract from the resource:

Location sentence openers


Far away

In the foreground

In the distance

In a distant land



At the end of

On top of

Opposite the

Behind the

In front of

Adjacent to

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