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Using Linking Devices in Narrative Paragraphs Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 4 pages | Years: 3 - 6

3 worksheets teaching students how to link ideas when writing narrative paragraphs.

Cohesion is an important part of narrative writing. Use these worksheets to show how linking devices, such as phrases, clauses and time connectives, can help to link ideas in a narrative paragraph.

This teaching resource include activities, such as:

  • locating and underlining the linking devices within a narrative paragraph
  • building onto a sentence by adding a connecting phrase or clause
  • adding the correct linking device to sentences within a narrative paragraph
  • matching the correct sentence beginning to the correct sentence ending.

Answer sheets are also provided.


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  • Steph Cannell

    Hi, On the answers the title for the middle page is incorrect. It should say 'The Deep Sea Diver' rather than Professor Fizz's Potion. Thanks

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi Steph, thank you so much for taking the time to point this out to us! The typo has now been corrected and the updated version is available for download. Have a lovely weekend!