Skill Sharpeners: Grammar & Punctuation, Grade 6 - Activity Book EMC 9956

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EMC Number: 9956

Page Count: 144

EAN: 9781629388748

Help children improve their writing while learning important grammar and punctuation rules. These colorful activity books make language skill practice fun!
Skill Sharpeners: Grammar and Punctuation provides visually engaging reading selections, activities, and word games that will motivate your child to practice and learn essential grammar and punctuation skills. Plus, a Language Handbook provides you with a quick reference of the concepts covered.
The activity book is organized into 15 theme-based units around topics that sixth graders enjoy, such as ancient civilizations, superheroes, and gaming. Each unit focuses on a grammar concept and punctuation concept, and includes:
  • A reading selection – A short fiction or nonfiction text engages children and presents the concept or skill in context.
  • Rule boxes – Grammar and punctuation rules are made simple with a short explanation, and clear examples help to teach the skill.
  • Colorful practice activities – A variety of activities include fun illustrations to motivate your child to practice the grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Riddles and word games – Your child will use critical thinking skills while applying the targeted grammar or punctuation skill in a fun format!
  • Writing practice – The “Write It Right!” page encourages your child to use the skills in context, which further promotes understanding.
  • Review page – The short review activity is a great way to check your child’s understanding.
The grammar concepts for grade 6 include:
  • Noun phrases
  • Verb phrases
  • Proper and comparative adjectives
  • Intensive pronouns
  • Complex sentences
  • Modifying adverbs
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Prepositions
Punctuation concepts for grade 6 include:
  • End punctuation
  • Use of commas
  • Use of apostrophes
  • Use of quotation marks
  • Use of semicolons
  • Titles of books, movies, and TV shows
Skill Sharpeners: Grammar and Punctuation engages your child in learning important grammar and punctuation rules. It’s ideal for enrichment at home and in the classroom, for homeschooling, and for English language learning.
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