Grammar Survival: A Teacher's Toolkit by Geoff BartonGrammar Survival: A Teacher's Toolkit by Geoff Barton

Grammar Survival: A Teacher's Toolkit

byGeoff BartonEditorGeoff Barton

Paperback | January 28, 2010

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Focusing on what you need to know in the classroom,Grammar Survivalprovides you with the essential knowledge and tools you¿ll need to teach grammar effectively. This second edition has been updated and restructured to reflect the revised framework for English, and ten new sections have been added including how to generate ideas, develop viewpoints, improve vocabulary, teach spelling and build reading skills. This book features:

  • over forty separate grammar topics including theory and practice
  • clear examples throughout
  • teaching hints and ideas for the classroom
  • practical suggestions for homework.

Entertaining and practical, this book is ideal for busy newly qualified and practising teachers looking to improve both their pupils¿ and their own understanding of grammar.

Geoff Barton is Headteacher of King Edward VI School. He is a member of the DCSF English Board, leads the Specialist Schools & Academies Trust¿s national programme for English, and writes a regular column in theTimes Educational Supplement.
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Title:Grammar Survival: A Teacher's ToolkitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.4 inPublished:January 28, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415554055

ISBN - 13:9780415554053

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Writing Writing for generating ideas, planning & drafting  1. How to generate ideas  2. How to plan and draft  3. How to explore text conventions: Instruction  4. How to explore text conventions: Recount  5. How to explore text conventions: Explanation  6. How to explore text conventions: Instructions  7. How to explore text conventions: Persuasion  8. How to explore text conventions: Discursive Writing for shaping and constructing language for expression  9. How to develop viewpoint, voice and ideas  10. How to teach about sentences  11. How to teach about clauses  12. How to teach about sentence types  13. How to teach about simple sentences  14. How to teach about compound sentences  15. How to teach about complex sentences  16. How to teach about coordination and subordination  17. How to teach about expanding nouns and noun phrases  18. How to teach the passive and active voice  19. How to teach about tense  20. How to teach about modals verbs  21. How to teach about conditionals  22. How to improve vocabulary for precision and impact Writing conventions & structures  23. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: full stops  24. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: commas  25. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: speech punctuation  26. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: colons  27. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: semi-colons  28. How to teach punctuation for clarity and effect: apostrophes  29. How to teach about Standard English  30. How to teach cohesion  31. How to teach paragraphing  32. How to teach differences between speech and writing  33. How to teach about formality in speech and writing  34. How to teach spelling Part 2: Reading  35.How to develop reading skills and strategies  36. Using active reading approaches to texts  37. How to help students understand subject-specific vocabulary  38. How to teach research skills  39. How to teach note-making skills  40. How to improve the readability of texts  41. How to use layout to make texts more accessible Part 3: Exploring Language  42.How to teach about language change  43. How to teach pupils to comment on language use