This book, by leading international literacy expert Alan Peat, covers all punctuation marks in common English usage with a wealth of concrete, practical strategies for teaching five to sixteen year-olds. The book also includes Alan’s unique visual and physical reminders approach. Ideal for the busy classroom teacher.
“Yet another superb teaching resource delivered by Alan Peat. Packed full of terrific teaching tips encouraging children to discuss, rehearse and select appropriate vocabulary and punctuation, ‘Get Your Head Around Punctuation’ has made an enormous impact on the quality of my pupils’ writing. Making good choices results in good writing. The activities suggested by Alan are guaranteed to help teachers support their pupils in making these choices. A GREAT resource!”
“At last – advice that helps teachers to TEACH pupils how to use punctuation effectively, rather than correct it.”