SPAG practise 2

Answer three of these SPAG questions. Make sure you label them with the correct letter before answering.

A) Find one word that can complete both sentences below.

1. The children tried to_____ the cards in the pairs game.
2. The waiter lit the candle with a_____.

B) Mr Whoops has made three clumsy spelling mistakes in his sentences. Can you correct them?
I have always prefered salt and vinegar crisps rather than prawn cocktail – in fact, I’d say that they are my favorite. They are delicous in a crisp sandwich!

C) Write out the relative pronoun in this sentence.
The boy had had non-stop hiccups for almost three weeks, which was a new world record.

D) Re-write this sentence in the passive voice:
The girl was jumping on the pogo stick.

SPAG practise 1

Answer three of these SPAG questions. Make sure you label them with the correct letter before answering.

A) Insert the most appropriate punctuation mark between the two independent clauses in the sentence below.
The golfer dropped to his knees in celebration he had finally won a major tournament.

B) Can you think of a more formal synonym to replace this adjective?
gutted

C) Change these nouns/adjectives into verbs by adding the suffixes -ise, -ify, -ate or -en.
dark
glory
agony

D) The ground was lit up by the hovering spaceship. Is this sentence active or passive?

E) Look at the sentence below and add two modal verbs:
The new restaurant, The Pizza Palace, ___________ be opening at the weekend, and my family and I ________ go for a meal there.