Grammar Grabbers!: Ready-to-Use Games & Activities for Improving Basic Writing Skills

Overview

This practical resource gives language arts and English teachers a unique collection of over 200 creative, fun-filled, and ready-to-use activities that make teaching and learning grammar more enjoyable for you and your students. All have been tested with students in grades 4 and up and are effective as individual group, or whole-class activities. You'll find the 203 ready-to-use activities give students the tools they need to use grammar more effectively in their writing and make the writing process more ...

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Overview

This practical resource gives language arts and English teachers a unique collection of over 200 creative, fun-filled, and ready-to-use activities that make teaching and learning grammar more enjoyable for you and your students. All have been tested with students in grades 4 and up and are effective as individual group, or whole-class activities. You'll find the 203 ready-to-use activities give students the tools they need to use grammar more effectively in their writing and make the writing process more enjoyable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130425928
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Series: J-B Ed: Ready-to-Use Activities Series , #12
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 572,212
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 10.76 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Umstatter, a master English teacher with over 25 years experience, is a multiple winner of the Teacher of the Year award. He currently teaches English in the Cold Spring Harbor School District in New York and education and literature at Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. He is the author of numerous teacher resources such as Brain Games!, Hooked on English! and Writing skills Curriculum Library, published by The Center.

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Table of Contents

Section One: Parts of Speech -
Working With Words!

Section Two: Phrases and Clauses -
Word Weavers!

Section Three: Sentences -
Grammar's Galaxy!

Section Four: Usage -
A Way With Words!

Section Five: Mechanics -
The Tools of the Trade!

Section Six: Grammar's Helpers -
Taking Care of Business!

Section Seven: Grammar Games -
And Away We Go!

Section Eight: Final Tests -
Knowledge is Power!

Answer Keys (245-328).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2004

    Grammar can be fun!

    I have used this resource many times to help my students learn -- and enjoy -- grammar. The activities can be used for group work, homework, introduction, reinforcement, or extra credit. They are great time savers for teachers. Students actually look forward to doing them! Highly recommended!!

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