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: The use of paragraphs as a way of grouping related material. The use of the perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past ( eg he has gone out to play contrasted with he went out to play). The use of inverted commas to punctuate direct speech. The grammatical difference between the plural and possessive -s. standard English forms for verb inflections instead of locally spoken forms ( eg we were instead of we was, I did rather than I done). Noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases eg the teacher expanded to the strict English teacher with curly hair) Fronted adverbials ( eg Later that day I heard the bad news) Use of paragraphs to organise ideas around a theme. To indicate parentheses.