Define parenthesis and model three common examples: brackets, commas and dashes. Show how and when to use each of these appropriately.
Tense and Form PowerPoint
Teach children about verbs, noting what defines an active verb. Explain tense, and introduce present, simple past, then present perfect form.
Adverbs Expressing Time and Place PowerPoint
Children explore different adverbs, noting that some end in –ly. Demonstrate how adverbs are used to add information about time, place or manner.
The Three Guinea Fowl
This is a clever story with lively illustrations, written partly through the medium of letters. Ideal for teaching this genre of writing, the tale engages children who want to know how the problem is resolved.
You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.
Adverbs for Cohesion PowerPoint
Show children how adverbs link ideas in a paragraph, indicating time, order, manner, cause and contrasts. Also address punctuation issues.