Skill Sharpners Grammar And Punctuation Grade 6 ( Evan Moor )
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 sixth graders enjoy, such as ancient civilizations, superheroes, and gaming. 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 6 include:
-Proper and comparative adjectives
Punctuation concepts for grade 6 include:
-Use of commas
-Use of apostrophes
-Use of quotation marks
-Use of semicolons
Titles of books, movies, and TV shows
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.
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