Teaching Grammar and Punctuation in the Twenty-First Century by Marion TerryTeaching Grammar and Punctuation in the Twenty-First Century by Marion Terry

Teaching Grammar and Punctuation in the Twenty-First Century

byMarion Terry

Paperback | January 20, 2014

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Offering highly detailed yet exceptionally accessible instruction on how to teach grammar and punctuation to students in grades 4-12, this brand new supplemental text shows teacher-candidates how to integrate grammar and punctuation instruction with reading and writing activities alreadyprescribed by the curriculum.
Marion Terry is a professor in the Faculty of Education at Brandon University. Before pursuing an academic career, she was for many years a primary and secondary school teacher in Manitoba, and was also academic program coordinator for adult education in northeast Saskatchewan.
Title:Teaching Grammar and Punctuation in the Twenty-First CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.46 inPublished:January 20, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019544907X

ISBN - 13:9780195449075

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Table of Contents

PrefaceOverview of the BookIntroductionHow to Use This BookPart One: Entry Level (grades 4-6)Grammar and Punctuation Skills OutlinesGrammar1. Sentences Answer Questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?2. Sentences: "Doer-Action" and "Be-er-Non-Action" Word Pairs3. Action and Non-Action Words: Tenses4. Action and Non-Action Words: Words Can Be Tricky5. Agreement: "Doer-Action" and "Be-er-Non-Action" Word Pairs6. Words that Describe People and Things: What Kind? What Number?7. Words that Describe Action: Where? When? Why? How?8. Descriptive Words Can Be TrickyPunctuation9. End Punctuation: Periods, Question Marks, Exclamation Points10. Capital Letters: Given Names, Languages, Nationalities11. Quotation Marks and Commas: Conversations and Lists12. Apostrophes Can Shorten Words13. Apostrophes Can Show Possession14. Colons Can Show Time15. Periods Can Shorten WordsGrammar and Punctuation Skills ChartsPart Two: Intermediate Level (grades 7-9)Grammar and Punctuation Skills OutlinesGrammar16. Sentences: Subject-Verb Pairs, "Not-a-Sentence" Conjunctions, "Yes-a-Sentence" Adverbs17. Variety in Sentences: Purpose and Length18. Verbs Can Be Tricky19. Adjectives: What Kind? What Number? Which One? Whose?20. Adverbs: Where? When? Why? How? Under What Conditions?21. Agreement: Tense, Number, StructurePunctuation22. Commas for Separation: Quotations, Lists, FANBOYS Conjunctions23. Commas for Interruption: Interjections, "Yes-a-Sentence" Adverbs, Oppositional Words, "Not-a-Sentence" Conjunctions24. More Punctuation: Capital Letters, Apostrophes, Italics, Quotation Marks, Parentheses, Colons, Semicolons, Hyphens25. Periods for AbbreviationGrammar and Punctuation Skills ChartsPart Three: Advanced Level (grades 10-12)Grammar and Punctuation Skills OutlinesGrammar26. Sentences: Subject-Verb Pairs, Conjunctions, Conjunctive Adverbs, Dependent and Independent Clauses27. Variety in Sentences: Interjections, Patterns, Structures28. Verbs: Tense, Voice, Linking and Helping Verbs, Verb Pairs, Transitive and Intransitive Verbs29. Adjectives: Descriptors, Determiners, Misplaced Modifiers30. Adverbs: Descriptive and Conjunctive Adverbs, Common Errors31. Agreement: Tense, Number, StructurePunctuation32. Commas for Separation: Quotations, Lists, Coordinate (FANBOYS) Conjunctions33. Commas for Interruption: Interjections, Direct Address, Conjunctive Adverbs, Appositives, Oppositional Words, Prepositional Phrases, Relative Pronouns, Subordinate Conjunctions34. More Punctuation: Capital Letters, Apostrophes, Italics, Quotation Marks, Dashes, Parentheses, Colons, Semicolons, Hyphens, Slashes35. Periods for AbbreviationGrammar and Punctuation Skills ChartsGlossaryReferencesIndex