Common Core Grammar Toolkit : Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 3-5
The Common Core's language standards can seem overwhelming-students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to...* Teach the Common Core's language standards for grades 3-5 by presenting each grammar rule as a useful writing tool. * Use mentor texts-excerpts from great literature-to help students understand grammar in action. * Promote metacognition along the way, so that students become responsible for their own learning. Throughout the book, you'll find step-by-step recommendations for teaching each of the grammar tools, plus classroom snapshots that show you the tools in action, and handy templates that you can use in the classroom.