Learning about Language: Activities for the Primary Classroom

Learning about Language: Activities for the Primary Classroom

by John Foster

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136277702
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John Foster taught English for twenty years, before becoming a full-time writer. He has written over 100 books for classroom use and is a highly regarded children's poet, anthologist and poetry performer.

Table of Contents

Introduction

A is for... Abbreviations

Acrostics

Alliteration

Alphabet

Anagrams

B is for... Borrowings

C is for... Cliches

Coined words

D is for.. Dialect

Dictionary

E is for... Epitaphs

F is for... Formal Language

G is for... Grammar

H is for... Homonyms

Homophones

I is for... Idioms

J is for... Jargon

K is for.. Kennings

L is for.. Limericks

M is for..Malapropisms

Metaphors

N is for...Nonsense

O is for.. Onomatopoeia

P is for.. Palindromes

Personification

Plurals

Pronunciation

Proverbs

Punctuation

Puns

Q is for.. Questions

R is for.. Rhymes

Riddles

S is for... Simile

Slang

Spelling

Spoonerisms

Syllables

Synonyms

T is for... Texting

Tongue-twisters

U is for... US English

V is for... Vowels

W is for... Wordplay

X is for... Exclamations

Y is for... Y

Z is for... Zed

Afterword

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