One aspect of SPaG that we are getting to grips with is using fronted adverbials. Fronted adverbials help us start our sentences in different ways and allow us to add more detail.
Suddenly, a ghost appeared at the window.
Angrily, the man left the noisy room.
Soon after, Rachel ran out of the door and into the deep, dark forest.
Without warning, a gust of wind blew the door shut.
Notice that a comma needs to be used after the adverb.
Have a look at the video below to help you remember how to use fronted adverbials.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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