Help children improve their writing while learning important grammar and punctuation rules. These colorful activity books make language skill practice fun! Skill Sharpeners: Grammar and Punctuation provides visually engaging reading selections, activities, and word games that will motivate your child to practice and learn essential grammar and punctuation skills. Plus, a Language Handbook provides you with a quick reference of the concepts covered. The activity book is organized into 15 theme-based units around topics that fourth graders enjoy, such as sports, outer space, and ships. Each unit focuses on a grammar concept and punctuation concept, and includes: A reading selection - A short fiction or nonfiction text engages children and presents the concept or skill in context. Rule boxes - Grammar and punctuation rules are made simple with a short explanation, and clear examples help to teach the skill. Colorful practice activities - A variety of activities include fun illustrations to motivate your child to practice the grammar and punctuation skills. Riddles and word games - Your child will use critical thinking skills while applying the targeted grammar or punctuation skill in a fun format! Writing practice - The "Write It Right!" page encourages your child to use the skills in context, which further promotes understanding. Review page - The short review activity is a great way to check your child's understanding. The grammar concepts for grade 4 include: Singular and plural nouns Adjectives and adverbs Singular pronouns Verb tenses Subject-verb agreement Sentence fragments Subordinating conjunctions Punctuation concepts for grade 4 include: End punctuation Use of commas Apostrophes Use of quotation marks Titles Skill Sharpeners: Grammar and Punctuation engages your child in learning important grammar and punctuation rules. It's ideal for enrichment at home and in the classroom, for homeschooling, and for English language learning.
- Publisher : Evan Moor Educational Publishers; Illustrated edition (Jan. 1 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 144 pages
- ISBN : 978-1629388724