Writing - Guess the Missing Words

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Writing - Guess the Missing Words

Writing - Guess the Missing Words follows on from the Guess the Missing Word (singular rather than plural) quiz and aims to help KS1 children edit work and notice mistakes of omission. It helps children to think about what they have written and improves their literacy and English language skills.

It is really important to read through your work. This helps you make sure you make sense and haven’t missed any words. Have a look at these questions and spot the missing words.

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  1. 'Julius Caesar was ____ great Roman Emperor and conquered many ____' What are the two missing words?
    The Romans did conquer many countries including England.
  2. 'The Romans lived ____ Rome but part of their job was ____ travel and invade countries.' What are the two missing words?
    Their armies were called legions.
  3. 'Romans invented straight roads ____ central heating, which is good ____ us in the winter!' Which two words are missing?
    They also invented concrete and aqueducts.
  4. Which sentence isn't missing any words?
    If a sentence has missing words it can lose all sense and be difficult to understand.
  5. 'A Roman Emperor was ____ that ruled over the ____'. What are the two missing words?
    They weren't called kings and were only men.
  6. 'The Ancient Greeks believed that ____ and goddesses ruled over ____'. What are the two missing words?
    The ruler of all the gods, or the king of gods, was Zeus.
  7. 'They believed all ____ gods lived in a clouded palace ____ Mount Olympus.' What are the two missing words?
    Mount Olympus is a real place - it is a mountain in Greece.
  8. Which answer has TWO missing words?
    The answer should say 'Zeus had a brother called Poseidon.' Poseidon was god of the seas.
  9. 'Zeus had two children, they were called.' How do we know we are missing two words here?
    It says there were two children and should go onto say who they were. Zeus actually had more than two children, he had many - too many to list.
  10. Which sentence is missing TWO words?
    'If you looked at Medusa you would turn to stone!' Luckily Perseus beheaded her.

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