Grammar For A Purpose 6

Author: Pamela Holko, Denise Pilinis, Justine Ryan, Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Grammar for a Purpose series uses the standard grammar terminology within a contextual framwork to develop knowledge and understanding of how grammar is used and how it can change to suit the writing purpose.

Student Books

  • present authentic models of grammar in informative, imaginative and persuasive texts
  • explore the key grammar features of each text type at the text, sentence and word level, and then compare the use of a specific word-level grammar feature in two other text types
  • define the Australian Curriculum English metalanguage of grammar
  • explore grammar choices in writing so that grammar becomes more than simply a set of rules
  • analyse the use of language devices to create specific effects, for example similes, metaphors, repetition, technical language and so on
  • allow ample opportunity for revision and consolidation of grammar knowledge and skills
  • include reflection of learning prompts at relevant intervals
  • CD Rom included with each student book to model, review and assess punctuation usage
  • A punctuation continuum across the year levels
  • preparation for national testing
  • proofreading for punctuation exercises allowing students to apply their knowledge and skills
More Information
Year Level Year 6
ISBN 9780195569285