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Go Grammar! 4 Workbook

By | Copyright Year:2018 | ISBN-13: 9780170389532

Published:10/07/2017
Go Grammar! 4 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. Go Grammar! 4 also includes worksheets on essay writing, text interpretation and other skills to lay the foundation for senior English subjects.

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

Grammar, language usage and editing

1 Overview of parts of speech
2 Prepositions
3 Conjunctions and text connectives
4 Clauses and phrases
5 The sentence
6 Editing – content and structure
7 Editing – word choice
8 Proofreading
9 Formal language
10 Informal language
11 Non-discriminatory language
12 Spelling strategies and 45 spelling demons
13 Homophones
14 Publishing conventions

The grammar of argument and persuasion

15 Argument and persuasion
16 Opinions, facts and evidence
17 Emotive language
18 Emotional appeals
19 Generalisations and sensationalism
20 Tone

The grammar of reading, writing and viewing texts

21 Audience and purpose
22 Differential readings
23 The novel
24 The short story
25 The poem
26 The play
27 The film
28 Visual texts: cartoons and advertisements
29 Electronic texts
30 Graphic texts
31 The speech
32 The nonfiction text

The grammar of responding to texts

33 The comparative literature response
34 The creative response to literature
REVISION TEST

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.

Go Grammar! 4 includes worksheets on essay writing, text interpretation and other skills to lay the foundation for senior English subjects.

Teacher support resources and suggested responses through NelsonNet.

$24.50