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Go Grammar! 1 Workbook

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170389501

Published:01/06/2017
Go Grammar! 1 Workbook focuses on the Language and Literacy stands of the curriculum to introduce key language conventions and skills. The workbook develops students’ skills in writing, reading and viewing, as well as speaking and listening to support students in preparation for NAPLAN language Convention testing. A variety of text types, including imaginative, visual, persuasive and informative texts are provided to build understandings of parts of speech, clauses, sentences, vocabulary and punctuation. The pedagogical structure introduces key concepts, encourages application of basic principles and extends learning by consolidating student understanding.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Suggested answers to all four books
• Additional worksheets
• Content mapping resources

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.
STUDENTS:
PRODUCT:

CONTENTS

Introduction
Author acknowledgements

Parts of speech

1 Concrete nouns
2 Abstract nouns
REVISION TEST 1
3 Action verbs
4 Verbs of being, sensing and relating
5 Verb groups
6 Modal verbs
7 Phrasal verbs
8 Active and passive voice
9 Subject and object
10 Subject–verb agreement
REVISION TEST 2
SPELLING FOCUS 1
11 Personal pronouns
12 Adjectives
13 Adjectives: comparatives and superlatives
14 Adverbs
REVISION TEST 3

Phrases, clauses and sentences

15 Prepositions
16 Determiners
17 Phrases
18 Clauses
19 Coordinating conjunctions
20 Subordinating conjunctions
REVISION TEST 4
21 Embedded clauses
22 Sentences (1)
23 Sentences (2)
REVISION TEST 5
SPELLING FOCUS 2

Vocabulary

24 Prefixes and suffixes
25 Negative prefixes
26 More suffixes
27 Synonyms and antonyms
28 Inclusive language
29 Modality
30 Changes in the English language over time
REVISION TEST 6

Punctuation

31 Punctuating sentence endings
32 Commas
33 Apostrophes for contractions
34 Apostrophes for possession
35 Colons and semicolons
36 Punctuating titles
37 Punctuating direct speech
REVISION TEST 7
SPELLING FOCUS 3

Whole text

38 Paragraphs and topic sentences
39 Cohesive ties within paragraphs
40 Cohesive ties across paragraphs
REVISION TEST 8

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Adrian Collins teaches English, Literature and Philosophy at Carey Grammar, Melbourne. He is an evergreen presenter at state, national and international English conferences.

Dr Mark Collins teaches English and Literature at Scotch College Melbourne. He is an experienced presenter of specialist areas of English, ranging from Shakespeare to film and creative writing, at state and national conferences.

Pam Garlick is an experienced teacher of English who has taught and led departments throughout Australia and overseas. She has been a regular contributor to student revision programs and to professional development workshops. At present she is a teacher of English at Xavier College in Melbourne.

Laura Deriu is an experienced teacher of English at secondary level. She has presented revision lectures to students and led in-services on curriculum development for teachers of English. Laura has been published widely in English education, from co-authoring course books to writing study guides.

FEATURES

Includes a variety of text types, including imaginative, visual, persuasive and informative texts.

Pedagogical structure introduces key concepts, encourages application of basic principles and extends learning by consolidating understanding.

Builds understandings of parts of speech, clauses, sentences, vocabulary and punctuation.

Each self-contained unit includes a variety of worksheets ideal for in class activities or homework.

Spelling activities integrated throughout all units.

Revised tests, activities and text samples in each unit.

Hole-punched and perforated pages for easy use.

Teacher support resources and suggested responses through NelsonNet.

$24.50