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.
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.
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
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.
An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes
Author: Jane Straus,Lester Kaufman,Tom Stern
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.
With excellent examples and easy-to-follow rules, this concise and practical guide covers the basics of English grammar and punctuation. Perfect for English speakers who weren't taught proper grammar in the classroom as well as for general readers who are uncertain about punctuation marks in certain situations, this handbook sheds light on the most common questions, including Where should commas go? When should a hyphen be used? and What is the difference between an adjective and an adverb?
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.
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.
DK's Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation is a clear, precise, and comprehensive book that will give a child the tools to build confidence in grammar, reading, writing, and comprehension. Supporting the national curriculum, Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation teaches grammar for kids in a fun new way. It uses colourful photographs and illustrations to make grammar and punctuation - and how to use them - crystal-clear, from when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon. Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation will increase a child's confidence in using the building blocks of writing and reading - and help them to enjoy and understand both.
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.
Collins Webster’s Easy Learning Grammar is an accessible guide to English grammar and punctuation. With clear, concise explanations on everything from adverbs to word order, and from apostrophes to semicolons, this e-book is indispensable for understanding correct usage.
This textbook gives an introduction to the grammar and punctuation of present-day Standard English in the context of their relevance to communication. Its up-to-date grammatical and punctuation content, rooted in national literacy strategies, is particularly relevant to Key Stages 3 and 4 (ages 11-16), but the book can be used also for, and by, older students. Its unique selling points include concise notes addressing a range of relevant usage points, a spotlight on the areas which writers tend to find troublesome and authentic examples helping to bring the content to life. The book aims primarily to improve students' communication skills (particularly written), to constitute an accessible reference source and to serve as an editing handbook.
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.
This handy tear-off pad is full of grammar and punctuation for young children to practise, based on the National Curriculum for 5-6 year olds. Children can refresh, improve and build up confidence in their abilities as they work through the sheets, and learn grammar and punctuation.
Grammar, Comparative and general by John Barwick,Jenny Barwick
The English Skills for Primary Students - Grammar and Punctuation series explicitly deomstrates how language works, while offering plenty of essential practice opportunities. Student Books Each unit introduces one grammar or punctuation feature at a time to ensure students consolidate and build their knowledge. Explicit definitions are supported by enxtensive student practice to consolidate the grammar and punctuation skills. Clear explanations enable students to work indepenently in the classroom or at home. Units for revision and self-assessment. Attractive, two-colour format. Handy grammar glossary.
Collins Primary Focus: Grammar and Punctuation Pupil Book 1 is aimed at ages 7+. Presented in a clear and colourful format, each grammar concept is supported by visual cues. Follow-up activities allow children to develop grammar and punctuation skills at different levels. Progress units provide opportunities for assessment and consolidation. * Concepts reappear in each level to build confidence, reinforce learning and add complexity * Demonstrates clear links between grammar and punctuation * Supports all ability levels with a progression through solid practice of the core concept to using grammar and punctuation in the context of more extended writing * Engages all children with an updated design and a range of exciting, new artwork
Provides clear and concise explanations of English grammar, including a review of common grammatical and stylistic errors, a list of commonly misspelled words, and guidelines for punctuation and capitalization.