Ages: 8-11Grades: 3-6
Learning the essentials of grammar is straightforward with these books that have simple sentence structure, vocabulary, and readability so students can focus on the grammar concept rather than reading comprehension. Each book in this popular series has:
Each book targets a specific grammar skill. The 6-book set consists of:
Adjectives and Adverbs- Learn about the many kinds of adjectives, from those that tell what kind and how many to those used to compare things. Identify adverbs and use them to describe things and compare things. Use tricky adverbs like good, well, badly, and worst, appropriately.
Compound and Complex Sentences- Learn about noun-verb agreement and simple and compound subjects and predicates. Learn the purpose of coordinating conjunctions and how they function to connect sentences and phrases. Punctuate and write complex sentences and correct run-on sentences and sentence fragments.
Spotlight on Grammar Nouns- Know the various types of nouns and the capitalization rules for them. Become familiar with common, proper, concrete, abstract, compound, plural, and possessive nouns.
Spotlight on Grammar Pronouns- Understand and use possessive, reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, relative, indefinite, subject, and object pronouns. Correctly use some of the more challenging pronouns like I and me, their and they're, its and it's, and your and you're.
Spotlight on Grammar Simple Sentences- Differentiate statements, commands, exclamations, and questions and punctuate them correctly. Identify simple and complete subjects and predicates, direct objects, and indirect objects.
Spotlight on Grammar Verbs- Understand and use the correct verb tense. Correctly use helping verbs, past participles, irregular verbs, linking verbs, contractions, and troublesome verb pairs like can/may and lie/lay.
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6-Book Set • each book 40 pages • 8.5 x 11, softcover • ©2006