Ready–to–Use Lessons and Activities That Make Grammar Fun!
Created for teachers and students in grades 6–12, Got Grammar? is filled with ready–to–use reproducible lessons, diagnostic and final tests, and reinforcement and review activities. Watch the excitement build as your students learn grammar using crosswords, magic squares, matching columns, riddles, find–the–word games, and other fun activities.
Got Grammar? is the comprehensive classroom guide. Each of the over 60 lessons is ready–to–use and reproducible, and each begins with helpful teaching pages that define, explain, and illustrate grammar, usage, or mechanics concepts. These lessons and the many ready–to–use student activities include 15 diagnostic tests, 15 section–review activities, 18 final tests, and over 100 other creative reinforcement activities, including diagramming. As practical as it is fun–filled, the book is divided into six sections:
- Parts of Speech
Parts of a Sentence
Meeting the Tests Head–On
Each section is designed to help teach and reinforce grammar, usage, and mechanics in today′s world of standardized tests. Using this book, students will benefit from the Writing Tips included at the end of each instructional lesson, and teachers will save time preparing lessons, activities, tests, and answer keys.
Whether these lessons and activities are used sequentially or as needed, your classroom will come alive as your students enjoy working through this classroom–tested, user–friendly way to learn grammar.
Praise for Got Grammar?
"The activities include that enviable combination to please everyone."
Steve Bongiovi, English department chair,Seaford High School, Seaford, New York, andNew York State Teacher of the Year, 2006
"Got Grammar? is not the grammar book I recall from my youth; however, it is just the thing a classroom teacher could rely upon now."
Thomas P. Dolan, superintendent of schools,Franklin Square Public Schools, New York
"Got Grammar?, Jack Umstatter′s latest resource for busy teachers, is overflowing with clear and helpful resources."
Roberta Williams, retired language arts coordinator,Traverse City Area Public Schools, Traverse City, Michigan and lead trainer, Great Source Education
About the Author.
Section One: Parts of Speech.
Section Two: Parts of a Sentence.
Section Three: Sentences.
Section Four: Usage.
Section Five: Mechanics.
Section Six: Meeting the Tests Head–On.
Jack Umstatter taught English at the junior high, middle school, and high school levels for more than thirty years. A three–time Teacher of the Year, Umstatter is the best–selling author of 15 books including Grammar Grabbers!, Hooked on English!, and English Brainstormers! He currently conducts both local and national teacher–training workshops in the areas of reading, writing, poetry, and curriculum.