7. Pupils should be taught:
- word classes and the grammatical functions of words, including nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, articles
- the features of different types of sentence, including statements, questions and commands, and how to use them [for example, imperatives in commands]
- the grammar of complex sentences, including clauses, phrases and connectives
- the purposes and organisational features of paragraphs, and how ideas can be linked.