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Years 6–10 Literacy For Students

  • ID: 3609908
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Does your son or daughter worry about their essay writing?

Are you concerned about their grammar, punctuation and spelling?


Does the thought of writing an essay or editing your work worry you?

Are you concerned that other students understand what is happening in class, but it is all just !?(@;& to you?

Help is now at hand with your best literacy tutor ever in a book!

  • Punctuate effectively
  • Work with verbs, adjectives and adverbs to improve your writing
  • Use tenses correctly
  • Include speech in your writing
  • Write with clarity and cohesion
  • Build your vocabulary, and improve your spelling and comprehension
  • Complete homework and prepare for tests with confidence
  • Stay motivated in your studies
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Introduction 1

Part I: Understanding Verbs and Sentences 5

Chapter 1: Why is Grammar Important? 7

Chapter 2: Vivid Verbs 21

Chapter 3: Timing is Everything: Understanding Verb Tense 37

Chapter 4: Completing Sentences 47

Chapter 5: Peaking with Pronouns 67

Part II: Adding Detail and Avoiding Common Errors 79

Chapter 6: Modifying with Adjectives and Adverbs 81

Chapter 7: Punctuation for Sense 91

Chapter 8: Apostrophes: They re There for a Reason 109

Chapter 9: Choosing Capital Letters and Numerals  117

Chapter 10: Reporting Speech and Quoting Others 125

Part III: Polishing Your Writing and Comprehension 143

Chapter 11: Writing with Cohesion and Coherence 145

Chapter 12: Building Vocabulary and Comprehension 153

Chapter 13: Blitzing the Spelling Bee 167

Part IV: The Part of Tens 183

Chapter 14: Ten Solutions to the Most Common Grammar Errors 185

Chapter 15: Ten Things Grammar and Spell Checkers Can t Do 191

Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Improve Your Writing 197

Index 203

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