This is the part of a new series from Lawler Education to support teachers of literacy. This important area of teaching and learning is one that often causes teachers, particularly less experienced teachers stress in organising positive learning experiences for students. That is why this set of books are an important contribution to supporting teachers. Made up of a set of lesson plans and worksheets that can be used with students, this book will develop understanding through word level and sentence level work.
Dr Susan Young is an experienced teacher. She has taught in primary, secondary, sixth form, F.E. and at university level. She is an expert academic with a Ph.D from a Russell group university. Dr Young lives near Chester in the North-West and enjoys craft work in her spare time.
This book covers how words are related by meanings as synonyms and antonyms. The use of the passive to affect the presentation of information in a sentence The difference between informal and formal speech structures. linking ideas across paragraphs using a wide range of cohesive devices. repetition of words or phrases. grammatical connections. ellipsis. the use of the semi-colon, colon and dash. the use of hyphens to avoid ambiguity.