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Grammar Granny

 

WEDNESDAY: Grammar Granny 

  

You don't need a fantastic way with words to help your child write well. You have your very own writing coach! She's a stickler . . . but writing right is fun! 

 

 

   Preschool Tips 

   K-1 Tips  

   Grades 2-6  

   Grades 7-12  

   Handwriting  

   Grammar  

   Spelling  

   Punctuation, Etc.  

   Vocabulary and Word Choice  

   Good Writing  

 

Topic: PRESCHOOL TIPS
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Puppets For Moppets
      Sample
Modeling Proper Speech
      3/9/06
Scribble For Success
      8/23/06
Syllables: Bringing "The Clapper" Out of the Closet
      9/6/06
Prewriting Activities For 3's, 4's and 5's
      045
Topic: K-1 TIPS
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When They Write 'b' for 'd' and 'p' for 'q'
      Sample
Picking Up a Pencil
      4/13/06
Play-Acting the Sneaky, Silent, Final 'E'
      5/4/06
At-Home Writing Activities For 5's and 6's
      047
Printing Practice: Key to Reading and Writing
      049
Topic: GRADES 2-6
      ------------------------------------------
Fun Website With Songs and Games
      Sample
Singers Make Better Writers
      7/20/06
Idea Box
      11/15/06
Topic: GRADES 7-12
      ------------------------------------------
The Eight Parts of Speech
      Sample
Writing Instruction For At-Risk Students
      3/2/06
The Art of Editing
      8/30/06
The Four Kinds of Clauses
      9/13/06
Topic: HANDWRITING
      ------------------------------------------
Child-Sized Paper and Pencil, Please
      Sample
Exceptional Handwriting at 5 or 6
      7/6/06
National Handwriting Week: Is That a Joke?
      043
Topic: GRAMMAR
      ------------------------------------------
If They 'Would Of,' They Could've
      Sample
Running Away From the Run-On Sentence
      2/23/06
Bring Vs. Take
      4/6/06
Adjectives That Come After
      6/1/06
The Four Kinds of Sentences
      6/22/06
Nouns
      6/29/06
'Went' Vs. 'Gone'
      10/4/06
Topic: SPELLING
      ------------------------------------------
There, Their, They're
      Sample
Prefixes: 'En' and 'In'
      4/20/06
Lose and Loose
      5/11/06
Long Words: Handling Humdingers
      6/8/06
The King of the Humdingers
      6/15/06
'Affect' Vs. 'Effect'
      044
Topic: PUNCTUATION, ETC.
      ------------------------------------------
It's and Its
      Sample
Capitalization: Titles
      5/18/06
A Barrel of Periods, a Thimble of Everything Else
      10/18/06
Gift for a Teacher: a Punctuation Book
      046
Punctuation Practice
      048
Topic: VOCABULARY AND WORD CHOICE
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Imply Vs. Infer
      Sample
Conscience, Conscious and Conscientious
      4/27/06
What Mispronunciation Means
      9/27/06
Vocabulary 'Bee'
      10/11/06
Topic: GOOD WRITING
      ------------------------------------------
Rhythm for Reading Makes Better Writing
      Sample
The Reader is the Reason for the Writing
      2/16/06
Checklist For Lively Writing
      3/16/06
Use Active Voice, Not Passive
      3/23/06
Give Your Copy the Finger
      5/25/06
How Writing Instruction Fads Shortchange Students
      9/20/06
The 'I Have a Dream' Speech
      042
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