Common Core Grammar Toolkit, The: Using Mentor Texts to by Sean Ruday

By Sean Ruday

The universal Core’s language criteria can look overwhelming—students have to study particular, complicated grammar ideas at every one grade point. The universal middle Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This accomplished consultant makes grammar guideline enjoyable and meaningful.


You will find out how to…



  • Teach the typical Core’s language criteria for grades 3–5 through proposing each one grammar rule as an invaluable writing tool.

  • Use mentor texts—excerpts from nice literature—to support scholars comprehend grammar in action.

  • Promote metacognition alongside the way in which, in order that scholars turn into chargeable for their very own learning.

Throughout the booklet, you are going to find step-by-step innovations for educating all of the grammar instruments, plus lecture room snapshots that express you the instruments in motion, and convenient templates that you should use within the school room.


Bonus! The publication contains a loose annotated bibliography, that's provided as a Supplemental obtain on our site. The bibliography lists high quality younger grownup literature and provides examples of key grammatical ideas present in each one paintings. It additionally offers the typical center Language normal linked to these concepts!

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