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Martin Burrett

Parts of Speech - 42 views

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    "This is an interesting grammar resource. It identifies the parts of speech into separate coloured categories."
Martin Burrett

Improving SPAG for All Ages - 18 views

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    "The teaching of grammar has changed completely in a generation. While formal teaching of spelling and punctuation have been a mainstay of the classroom, just a few decades ago there was very little teaching of grammar. Many pupils formally encountered grammar through the study of other languages. Now SPaG takes up a large part of the primary curriculum, but have secondary colleagues noticed a difference? In this session we are discussion how to improve SPaG skills and usage at all levels of schooling and beyond."
Martin Burrett

Grammar teaching leaves children confused, research shows - 21 views

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    "Children can be left confused and unable to write accurate sentences because of "uncertain" grammar teaching, experts have warned. But confident teachers can enable students to use their grammar knowledge to help them craft and create their writing and positively support children's development as writers."
Martin Burrett

Boarding card and landing card by @PrimaryLessons - 29 views

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    "This idea has been developed from an idea in Talk-Less Teaching by Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman. I used it in the context of a SPAG lesson where Y6 pupils were answering test questions in preparation for the SATs test."
Deborah Baillesderr

BBC Learning English - Learning English - 23 views

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    Love the BBC! This site has short introductions to grammar parts that include a video, written rules and tricks, and a short assessment.
Deborah Baillesderr

English Grammar Lessons for Teachers and Students - 79 views

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    Great site for flipped classroom activities for grammar!
Deborah Baillesderr

Grammarly | Instant Grammar Check - Plagiarism Checker - Online Proofreader - 57 views

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    "«The service goes beyond the basic spell check and grammar check built into the word processor, as Grammarly can identify correctly spelled words that are used in the wrong context.»"
Diana Irene Saldana

The 15 Punctuation Marks in Order of Difficulty - 18 views

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    Ever wonder why you can't figure out when and where to stick a comma? It's probably because commas, by far, have more rules and applications than any other punctuation mark.
Clint Heitz

Teenagers and grammar | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC - 68 views

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    Tips and links on how to teach teenagers grammar in a more engaging way.
Roland Gesthuizen

Second-Graders At Elmwood Franklin School Edit NFL Tweets For Bad Grammar (PHOTOS) - 42 views

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    "NFL players steal the spotlight for lots of reasons. Proficiency in grammar has never been one of them. Mark Saldanha, a second-grade teacher at Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo, N.Y., decided to use that to his advantage last week, when his class selected tweets from NFL players -- and then corrected them."
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