Including examples of real usage, this handy volume provides clear information about grammar and punctuation that we need on a day-to-day basis in over 300 entries.Revised and updated, The Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation offers accessible and coherent explanations across a broad range of topics, and is the first port of call for any reader seeking clear, authoritative help with grammar and punctuation. Both easy to use andcomprehensive, it is an essential tool for writing at home, in the office, at school, and at college.
This practical teacher's resource is for use at KS2/P4-7. It provides structured lesson plans and linked copymasters, putting the emphasis on direct teaching and clear targets for pupil achievement in every lesson. Written in line with the National Curriculum and Scottish 5-14 Guidelines, it covers the key requirements for sentence level work.
Excel English: Spelling, Vocabulary, Grammar Punctuation Yea rs 1-2 will teach your child the essential English skills. Basic s pelling, grammar, and punctuation rules are practised through acitivitie s which present them in context. Attractive pictures and interesting exe rcises help children increase their vocabulary and gain confidence in re ading and writing. In this book your child will find: an introduction to simple spelling rules, grammatical terms and punctu ation over 60 units on basic language skills and rules a wide variety of interesting exercises a lift-out answer sect ion
Now in one handy volume: the bestselling The Briefest English Grammar Ever! and The Briefest Punctuation Guide Ever! Covering the basics of English grammar and punctuation, this friendly guide is perfect for students at all levels. It clearly and simply explains how language works and functions and strips out all the jargon to make understanding punctuation easy. So if you need to sort out your verbs from your nouns and your adjectives from your adverbs, or if you aren t sure whether a comma should go before or after a word or when to start a new sentence, then this concise, unintimidating guide is an absolute must for your bookshelf
Excel Grammar and Punctuation Years 5-6 is designed to help children increase their word knowledge and general language skills . Students are introduced to simple grammatical terms and punctuation ma rks through activities that present them in context. Through the mastery tests provided, parents and teachers are easily able to locate areas wh ere difficulty is being experienced and then guide the child to the appr opriate activities to assist him/her. In this book your child wil l find: Over sixty graded units covering the basic rules of grammar and punctuation A variety of interesting activities A mastery test for each level to measure progress A lift -out answer section.
Providing a carefully structured programme for the teaching and learning of grammar and punctuation at Key Stages 1 and 2 (Scotland P1-P6), this book introduces terminology, reinforces concepts, and aims to foster a continuing interest in language. The activities are intended to take their place within the children's experience and study of whole texts, giving opportunities to focus on aspects of grammatical interest. Practical teacher's notes are included, together with a check-list to record progress.
How to Sparkle at Grammar and Punctuation introduces, reinforces and consolidates concepts of punctuation, parts of speech, sequencing and sentence construction. The book provides a flexible but structured approach to teaching children how to acquire good syntax and punctuation. The activities include: learning about doing words, naming words and describing words; choosing the right word; finding pairs; identifying opposites; thinking of words; understanding the right order; understanding the concept of a sentence; learning when to use capital letters; and practising how to complete sentences.
Have you ever wanted to improve your ability to write using proper grammar? Have you ever wanted to improve you ability to punctuate effectively? This book will provide you with a route map to improve your writing. Written in a straight forward manner, this book will provide an easy method of self improvement. This book is a product of over a decade of teaching in the UK education sector and can be used by anyone to improve their grammar for writing.
Writing an academic paper or business document need not be a daunting task. 'The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation' provides the basics rules of grammar and punctuation, along with the examples readers need to make points clearly and quickly. Straightforward, no-frills rules of grammar and punctuation with clever, interesting examples that clarify points without complicating them; Examples of common mistakes and how to avoid them; Computer spellcheckers cannot adequately correct grammar and punctuation.