Early Basic Skills 5: Written Text: Punctuation and Grammar using NSW font (No. 270)

Author: D.J. Ferguson, Publisher: Coroneos Publications
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This book is the fifth in a series of five in the Early Basic Skills series using NSW handwriting font for children aged 4 to 7:

  • #266 Early Basic Skills: Single Sounds
  • #267 Early Basic Skills: Simple Words & Sentences
  • #268 Early Basic Skills: Blending Consonants
  • #269 Early Basic Skills: Using Digraphs
  • #270 Early Basic Skills: Written Text: Punctuation and Grammar

In this workbook children are introduced to advanced letter combinations (tion, sion, ph, igh etc). Many spelling rules are taught, as well as grammar, vocabulary, punctuation and some text types.

In this workbook chlidren are given the opportunity to:

  • learn to recognise and use all the advanced digraphs
  • hone their decoding skills
  • improve spelling skills
  • improve punctuation skills
  • improve comprehension skills
  • learn names for different parts of speech
  • work with apostrophes
  • learn to build all tenses of verbs
  • classify and sort words
  • use alliteration and similes
  • improve their vocabulary and
  • increase their sight word vocabulary through a variety of activities.

These activities include:

  • writing missing letters
  • matching word to picture
  • drawing pictures to demonstrate comprehension of text
  • selecting correct words
  • answering yes or no, or selecting true or false to demonstrate comprehension of text
  • Who am I

Sometimes children will need help with the instructions, reading more difficult sentences and comprehending words that are new to them.

More Information
Year Level Preschool, Kindergarten, Year 1
Date of Publication 2010
ISBN 9781921565601
Subject Early Years, English