Trainee teachers often seek examples of effective teaching of grammar in primary schools. As many teachers themselves express a lack of confidence in their own knowledge of grammar, where do trainees find exemplar lessons? This book provides them. It takes exemplar lessons and offers them alongside a detailed exploration of what makes them good, and the theory behind them. The text encourages trainees to consider the teaching of grammar critically and to envisage how they can shape lessons for their own teaching. In starting with teaching then exploring theory, the text mirrors how many trainees will learn.
Suzanne Horton is subject leader for Primary English at the University of Worcester and teaches on a range of postgraduate and undergraduate modules. She is currently involved in the Lifelong Readers Project in cooperation with a number of European partners, funded with support from the European Commission. Branwen Bingle is Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at the University of Worcester. In addition to her lecturing role, Branwen is currently working on doctoral research into children's literature and its potential influence on professional identity construction/aspiration.
What is Grammar? Grammar in Context Year 1: Teaching Sentence Demarcation Year 2: Teaching Conjunctions Year 3: Teaching Direct Speech Year 3: Using the Perfect Tense Year 4: Teaching Adverbial Phrases Year 4: Teaching the Difference Between the Plural and Possessive -s Year 5: Teaching Modal Verbs Year 5: Teaching Expanded Noun Phrases Year 6: Using the Subjunctive Form in Speech Year 6: Using the Passive Voice Moving On Glossary of Terms
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