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Go Grammar! 2 Workbook

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170389518

Published:16/06/2017
Go Grammar! 2 focuses on the Language and Literary strands of the curriculum to introduce key language conventions and skills. It develops students’ skills in writing, reading and viewing, as well as speaking and listening. It also supports student preparation for NAPLAN Language Convention testing.

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.
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CONTENTS

Introduction
Author acknowledgements

Parts of speech

1 Nouns
2 Nominalisation
REVISION TEST 1
3 Verbs
4 Verb groups
5 Modal verbs
6 Active and passive voice
7 Subject and object
8 Subject and predicate
REVISION TEST 2
9 Personal pronouns
10 Adjectives
11 Adverbs
12 Comparison of adjectives and adverbs
REVISION TEST 3

Vocabulary

13 Prepositions
14 Conjunctions
REVISION TEST 4
SPELLING FOCUS 1
15 Prefixes
16 Suffixes
17 History of the English language
18 Contact between English and other languages
19 Technology and language change
20 Synonyms and antonyms
21 Emotive language
22 Researching language
REVISION TEST 5
SPELLING FOCUS 2

Punctuation

23 Punctuating sentence endings
24 Commas
25 Apostrophes
26 Colons and semicolons
27 Dashes and brackets
28 Punctuating titles
29 Punctuating speech
REVISION TEST 6
Phrases, clauses, sentences and paragraphs

30 Phrases
31 Dangling phrases
32 Clauses
33 Embedded clauses
34 Sentences
35 Sentence types
36 Cohesive ties
37 Basic paragraphs
38 Informative paragraphs
REVISION TEST 7

Types of writing

39 Formal letters and emails
40 Writing an essay
SPELLING FOCUS 3
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