Sentence Openers – Fiction / Non-Fiction

Please read the following sentences and add an appropriate sentence opener. 

  1. The man trudged slowly along the long winding road.
  2. The light trickled through the open window like liquid gold.
  3. The black cat purred contentedly as it lay on a soft brown sofa.
  4. The rabbit gnawed at its carrot ravenously as it sat in its hutch.
  5. I went to school yesterday, but today I was ill so I stayed in bed.
  6. She called the boy’s name softly, before leaving the room.
  7. He climbed cautiously up the steep slope and gazed at the magnificent scenery below.
  8. James didn’t like broccoli; he didn’t like cauliflower; nor did he like carrots and he most certainly didn’t like sprouts!
  9. Isabelle was very tired, so tired that she could hardly keep her eyes open and her head began to droop.
  10. Charlotte was painting a lovely picture when the lights went out and she began to scream.

Once completed use the following non-fiction sentence starters and create your own sentences. 

  • This article will . . .
  • The purpose of this article is to . . .
  • The information presented will . . .
  • This article is designed to . . .
  • The following information . . .
  • I will try to . . .
  • I will attempt to . . .
  • It can be difficult to . . . so . . .

6 thoughts on “Sentence Openers – Fiction / Non-Fiction

  1. 1.)Slowly, the man truged along the long winding road.
    2.)Like gold,the light trickled through the opened window.
    3.)Confidently, the Black cat purred contentedly as it lay on the soft sofa.
    4.)

  2. 1) Slowly along the long winding road, the man trudged.
    2)Like liquid gold, the light trickled through the open window.
    3)As the black cat lay on the soft brown sofa, the black cat purred contentedly.
    4)As the rabbit sat in it’s hutch , it gnawed as it’ carrot ravenously.
    5)I am ill today so I had to stay in bed , and I went school yesterday.
    6)Before leaving the room , she called the boys name softly.
    7)He gazed at the magnificent scenery below.

  3. 1) Slowly, along the long winding road, the old man trudged.
    2) Like liquid gold, the light trickled through the open window.
    3) As the black cat lay on the brown sofa, it purred contentedly.
    4) As the rabbit sat in its hutch, it gnawed at it’s carrot ravenously.
    5) I am ill today, but I went to school yesterday.
    6) Before leaving the room, she called the boys name softly.
    7)He gazed at the magnificent scenery below.
    8) James most certainly didn’t like sprouts, his cauliflower, his carrots and his broccoli!

  4. 1.This article will be photocopied.
    2.The purpose of this article is to use your imagination.
    3.The information presented will win a prize.4.This article is designed to write on.
    5.The following information will be about a leopards skin.
    6.I will try to include fronted adverbials ,verbs and nouns.
    7.I will attempt to do it all the time.
    8.It can be difficult to write so use a pencil instead of a pen.

  5. 1. This article will tell you lots of information .
    2. the purpose this article is so people know about a leopard.
    3. The information will present leopards.
    4.

  6. 1. This article will tell you lots of information.
    2. The purpose of this article is to is to talk/tell you what the article is all about
    3. The information presented will tell you the about the wildlife animals.
    4. This article is designed to tell people information they don’t know.
    5. The following information will be about a Leopard.
    6. I will try to make this better by adding child language.
    7. I will attempt to add more information to the text.
    8. It can be difficult to get info so you might want to get a non-chronological report or use google.

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