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Shoved-in-clause song

09 Dec

Perfect revision for this time of the year. Sing along to the festive classic: Santa Claus is coming to town. And maybe even get the children learning about embedded/subordinate clauses. We call them shoved-in…

 

You better embed,

You better shove in,

Better construct

A sentence to win;

Shoved-in-Clause is coming to town.

It’s not just a list

With commas to split;

The rule is simple and this is it:

Shoved-in-Clause is coming to town.

Take a simple sentence

Like: My teacher is class

Add in extra detail,

Brackets, commas or the dash

O! My teacher (Mr

Waldram) is class

Pay attention

I’m telling you fast, ‘cus

Shoved-in-Clause is coming to town.

Shoved-in-Clause is coming to town.

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Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Literacy

 

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