Years 6-10 Literacy for Students

Author(s): American Geriatric Society


Your tutor in a book! Master the essential literacy skills for success! 'I don't know how to do this' is a refrain heard whilst many a student is doing homework. Parents are increasingly called on for assistance, but are themselves struggling to help their children. Years 6-10 Literacy For Students is a reference guide for both students and parents, aiming to fill the gaps in a student's knowledge base, build confidence and reduce stress. Written with the same friendly, how-to approach of the successful For Dummies books, this new educational reference will empower students and develop their literacy skills for exams, NAPLAN testing and, most importantly, life beyond secondary school. With worries that students are being taught to pass tests at the expense of understanding ? this guide will help students increase their understanding of grammar and writing. * Master grammar and communicate ideas more effectively * Improve writing and comprehension skills * Complete homework and prepare for tests with confidence Save money on expensive tutors. Years 6-10 Literacy For Students empowers students to improve their educational outcomes.

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Introduction 1 Part I: Understanding Verbs and Sentences 5 Chapter 1: Why is Grammar Important? 7 Chapter 2: Vivid Verbs 21 Chapter 3: Timing is Everything: Understanding Verb Tense 37 Chapter 4: Completing Sentences 47 Chapter 5: Peaking with Pronouns 67 Part II: Adding Detail and Avoiding Common Errors 79 Chapter 6: Modifying with Adjectives and Adverbs 81 Chapter 7: Punctuation for Sense 91 Chapter 8: Apostrophes: They re There for a Reason 109 Chapter 9: Choosing Capital Letters and Numerals 117 Chapter 10: Reporting Speech and Quoting Others 125 Part III: Polishing Your Writing and Comprehension 143 Chapter 11: Writing with Cohesion and Coherence 145 Chapter 12: Building Vocabulary and Comprehension 153 Chapter 13: Blitzing the Spelling Bee 167 Part IV: The Part of Tens 183 Chapter 14: Ten Solutions to the Most Common Grammar Errors 185 Chapter 15: Ten Things Grammar and Spell Checkers Can t Do 191 Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Improve Your Writing 197 Index 203

General Fields

  • : 9780730326762
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • : 0.352
  • : October 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : American Geriatric Society
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 224