The Grammar 6 Handbook


The Grammar 6 Handbook follows on from The Grammar 5 Handbook. It provides a full year’s worth of lessons for teaching grammar, spelling and punctuation to children aged 10+.

It provides:

  • Practical advice and ideas for teaching
  • Step-by-step lesson plans and notes for the teacher
  • Continues to introduce new grammar elements
  • 36 structured grammar or punctuation lessons (1 lesson per week)
  • 36 spelling lessons (1 lesson per week)
  • Revision and extension of The Grammar 5 Handbook
  • Photocopiable worksheets for children to complete
  • Fun actions for the grammar points

Topics covered include:

  • Revision of elements covered in The Grammar 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 Handbooks
  • Prefixes & suffixes, in particular numerical
  • Silent letters: bt, te, th
  • New spelling patterns/rules: ough
  • Schwas -ity & -ety
  • More alternatives: they, great, ballet, fete, straight for /ai/
  • New parts of speech: for example, countable and uncountable nouns, gerunds and modal verbs and imperatives
  • Further punctuation: using semi colons and colons or using a comma after a fronted adverbial
  • Developing a greater understanding of sentence structure and learning to recognise indirect objects, subject complements and passive agents
  • Introducing children to literary devices such as alliteration, learning to meaning of idioms and distinguishing between formal and informal writing

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234 pages

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JL720 The Grammar 6 Handbook