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Our latest publication with Raintree is No Nonsense Grammar which will be out in March 2016.  This book includes subject knowledge support, progression charts, what's tricky and then a series of activities and resources for Yr1 to Yr6. We have divided the publication into the strands nouns and noun phrases, verbs, adverbs and adverbials and sentences which includes clauses and conjunctions. Included is a copy of the Sentence Toolkit and 20 pdfs of Raintree books used in the activities.  All yours for £250!
Devon schools get 35% discount and buy a copy for £162.50. Contact leachristiebooks@gmail.com or phone on 07527 180501 Schools outside Devon, contact Angela Bolam abolam@raintree.co.uk  to purchase your copy or buy it via Raintree's website http://www.raintree.co.uk/product/9781474720328 
Grammar in context - the reason why!

Unpicking the term connectives

Starting sentences with 'And' and 'But'.


  See Becca talk about No Nonsense Grammar
  Find out how a class teacher and subject leader use No Nonsense Grammar.

Use our 2013 grammar analysis sheet , 2014 analysis sheet and 2015 analysis sheet to find out the areas of strength in the GaPS test and those areas for development.

For some ideas about teaching grammar try this Yr7 Sentence Level booklet - now suitable for KS2!

Diagnostic grammar assessments - overview to read first, noun phrase cards to be printed on blue, verb cards on pink, adverbial on green, conjunctions on white and punctuation on cream. We have also designed a sheet to record observations when working with the cards.

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Adverbs and adverbial phrases - how, when and where
* Adverbs and adverbial phrases - how, when and where
This folder contains videos about the use of adverbs to give the reader more detail in terms of how, when and where
Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases
* Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases
This folder contains the videos that link to the use of adverbs and adverbial phrases as connecting ideas
Sentence types and construction
* Sentence types and construction
This folder contains the videos relating to simple, compound and complex sentences and the different ways in which they can be constructed.
The passive voice
* The passive voice
This folder contains the videos that explain nominalisation and the passive voice.
Simple Sentences
* Simple Sentences
This folder contains all the resourcs to support the teaching of simple sentences
Compound Sentences
* Compound Sentences
This folder contains the resources to support the subject knowledge for compound sentences
Nouns
* Nouns
This folder contains details about the subject knowledge surrounding nouns and expanded noun phrases necessary for the ks2 grammar, punctuation and spelling test
Verbs
* Verbs
This folder contains the resources for the necessary subject knowledge to teach about verbs to improve children's writing and the ks2 grammar test
Grammar Tests
* Grammar Tests
This folder contains the end of KS2 grammar, punctuation and spelling tests along with the markschemes
Grammar diagnostic assessments
* Grammar diagnostic assessments
This folder contains the instructions and cards for the grammar diagnostics assessments.
Sentences
* Sentences
This folder contains the subject knowledge and progression chart from Yr1 to Yr6
Punctuation
* Punctuation
This folder contains the subject knowledge and progress charts for punctuation from Yr1 to Yr6
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* 2013 level 6 grammar, punctuation and spelling test
This document is the end of ks2 grammar, punctuation and spelling test for level 6
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* 2013 level 6 markscheme
this document is the markscheme for the 2013 level 6 grammar test
An Excel file
* 2014 Grammar analysis spreadsheet
This spreadsheet helps to analyse strengths and weaknesses in the 2014 grammar test.
This is a web page
* Cohesion
This page details the subject knowledge and progressin in cohesion from Yr1 to Yr6
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* Cohesion
This document details the subject knowledge and progress chart for cohesion from Yr1 to Yr6
This is a word doc
* Collecting - ing
This document details a grammar session based on A Filth of Starlings. It teaches complex sentences starting with the present particple or -ing.
This is a web page
* Constructing sentences in different ways
This page details the information needed to support children in constructing sentences in different ways.
This is a word doc
* Expanded noun phrases using A Drove of Bullocks
This document details a grammar session focusing on expanded noun phrases using the book A Drove of Bullocks by PatrickGeorge. It can be used .....
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* flyer Sentence Toolkit
This flyer gives details of our pbulication A Sentence toolkit for Teachers and how you may pruchase a copy
An Excel file
* Grammar and punctuation analysis 2015
This document allows you to analyse the results from the 2015 grammar and punctuation test.
This is a web page
* Grammar Folder Homepage
grammar
This is a word doc
* Grammar Teaching The Julian Stories
This activity details a way of teaching the subordinating conjunction when to Yrs - 4
This is a word doc
* Grammar terminology and year groups
This document shares out the terminology children will need to be familiar with for the new grammar test.
This is a word doc
* Mucking about with Sentences flyer 2011
This flyer details teh muckin gabout with sentences course
This is a web page
* Nouns and noun phrases
This pge gives subject knowledge and progression in nouns and noun phrases from Yr1 to Yr6
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* Sample Leve 3-5 grammar markscheme
this document contains the 2013 markscheme for the KS2 grammar, punctuation and spelling test
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* Sample level 3-5 grammar, punctuation and spelling test
This document is the 2013 grammar, punctuation and spelling test for end of KS2/Yr6 pupils
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* Sample Level 6 extended task
This test is the extended writing task for the level 6 end of ks2 grammar, punctiation and spelling task
PDF Document (Acrobat)
* Sentence level/grammar ideas
The ideas in this Yr7 grammar book are now suitabl for using in KS2.
Microsoft powerpoint
* Sentence Structure handouts
This powerpoint consists of the handouts for the Mucking about with Sentences course
Microsoft powerpoint
* Smart notebeook - grammar in context
This notebook looks at why we must consider grammar in the context of sentences.
Microsoft powerpoint
* Smart notebook - nouns and expanded noun phrases
This video looks at the function of nouns and noun phrases, noun modification and noun expansion
Microsoft powerpoint
* Smart Notebook Adverbials - structure and function
This notebook contains sentences that can be used to model the structure and function of adverbials for children
Microsoft powerpoint
* Smart notebook Verbs 1
This video looks at the function of verbs, the infinitive, tenses and the simple form.
This is a word doc
* Subordinate clause subject knowledge
this document details some of the subject knowledge related to subordinate clauses
This is a word doc
* Test preparation ideas
These ideas were generated on a series of briefings about the new Yr6 grammar test.
This is a web page
* Verbs
This page gives details about subject knowledge and progression in verbs from Yr1 to Yr6
This is a word doc
* Verbs which can be used with the infinitive
This list is a list of verbs which can be used with the infinitive
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