Schofield & Sims Grammar and Punctuation?is a comprehensive programme for teaching grammar and punctuation while also building on vocabulary, reading and writing skills. Through structured lessons, stimulating focus texts and engaging practice activities, children not only learn the correct terminology and usage of grammar and punctuation, but also develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply them successfully in their own writing.
The?Grammar 5 pupil book consists of 30 single-page lessons and covers the National Curriculum requirements for Year 5. Featured topics include: fronted adverbials; relative clauses;?expanded noun phrases;?modal verbs and adverbs to express possibility;?conditional sentences; verbs with prefixes and suffixes;?commas to avoid ambiguity;?auxiliary verbs; linking ideas across paragraphs;?Standard English;?double negatives; and parenthesis (brackets, commas and dashes).
Each practice page contains a concise summary of the key learning point for each lesson, followed by two short ?Try it? exercises and a ?Sentence practice? activity. Regular?Revision?pages reinforce learning, while imaginative?Writing tasks?allow children to ?show off? their grammar and punctuation skills in a more formal context. Additional features provided at the back of the book include a?Glossary?to support the confident use of grammatical terminology and a self-evaluation checklist to encourage pupils to assess their own learning.
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