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Go Grammar! 3 Workbook

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170389525

Published:21/06/2017
Go Grammar! 3 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 Nouns
2 Pronouns
3 Verbs
4 Adjectives and adverbs
5 Prepositions and conjunctions
REVISION TEST 1

Sentences

6 Phrases
7 Clauses
8 Sentence types

Punctuation

9 Commas, semicolons and colons
10 Apostrophes
11 Punctuating speech
REVISION TEST 2

Vocabulary

12 Word origins, prefixes and suffixes
13 Synonyms, antonyms and homophones
14 Figures of speech
15 Language register – informal language
16 Non-discriminatory and emotive language
17 The language of imaginative texts
18 The language of informative texts
19 The language of persuasive texts
REVISION TEST 3

Paragraphs and essays

20 Paragraphs
21 Preparing to write an essay
22 Planning an essay
23 Writing a general essay
24 Writing a persuasive essay
25 Writing a text-response essay
26 Writing a report
27 Editing and proofreading an essay or report
REVISION TEST 4

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