Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar Made Easy, Ages 8-9 (key Stage 2) (supports The National Curriculum, English Exercise Book)

By (author) Vorderman Carol
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By (author) Vorderman Carol
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Helps your child teach how to spell and succeed in punctuation and grammar. This book packed with notes and tips to make learning how to spell and use correct punctuation and grammar.
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Help your child be the top of the class with the best-selling home-study series from Carol Vorderman.

Carol Vorderman can help your child perfect their spelling, grammar, and punctuation with this homeschool learning resource for 8-9 year olds. Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Made Easy is one of Carol Vorderman''s series of DK workbooks packed with notes and tips to make home learning easy and fun! Follow the exercises and activities with your child at home to strengthen their learning in school. Each title contains a progress chart so your child can keep track of all the exercises they have completed and colour in the topic stars as they go. Helpful parents'' notes explain what children need to know at each stage and what''s being covered in the curriculum so you can support and homeschool your child with confidence.

This book will help your child learn how to use punctuation, irregular verbs, similes, and direct speech correctly. Developed in consultation with leading educational experts to support curriculum learning, Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Made Easy is a great way to improve your child''s English skills - "the more you practise, the better you''ll be!" (Carol Vorderman).


Table of contents
  • 1: Adjectives
  • 2: Using prefixes
  • 3: Suffixes
  • 4: The suffixes “sion” and “tion”
  • 5: Word families
  • 6: Bigger word families
  • 7: Pronouns
  • 8: Abstract nouns
  • 9: Saying it right!
  • 10: Textspeak
  • 11: Capital letters in titles
  • 12: Irregular verbs
  • 13: Using “a” or “an”
  • 14: More “a” or “an”
  • 15: Connectives
  • 16: Punctuation marks
  • 17: Apostrophe to show possession
  • 18: Comma sense
  • 19: Direct speech
  • 20: More direct speech
  • 21: “There”, “their” or “they’re”?
  • 22: “Off” or “of”?
  • 23: “Too” or “to”?
  • 24: Making plurals
  • 25: Similes
  • 26: Writing interesting sentences
  • 27: Stories and paragraphs
  • 28: Spelling practice
  • 29: Answer section with parents’ notes and glossary

Biographical note
Carol Vorderman, one of Britain''s best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK''s Educational Champion and has worked with them to build the bestselling Made Easy Series, which includes Maths, English, Science, and Computer Coding subjects. She has a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and was awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting in 2000.
More Information
Author By (author) Vorderman Carol
Date Of Publication Jan 16, 2015
EAN 9780241182727
Contributors Vorderman Carol
Publisher Dk Children
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 211 mm
Height 297 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Audience Age From 3 to 5, From 6 to 8
Availability in Stores Global
Weight 0.160000
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