Easy Grammar Ultimate Series Grade 12 Teacher Edition

Easy Grammar Ultimate Series Grade 12 Teacher Edition

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ISBN: 9780936981550
Grades: 12-AD

Publisher Description:

  • Reproducible
  • 180 daily teaching lessons
  • 10 minute lessons
  • Materials presented in an easy, step-by-step approach
  • Concepts build upon themselves

Note: This is a teaching text set up in 10-minute, daily lessons like other EGUS* texts. However, the concepts are presented include both basic and more complex rules for capitalization, punctuation, and grammar. Some concepts, such as catenative verbs, zero articles, and modal idioms, are introduced, but mastery is not required. A complete index for quick referencing is included. A section, "Beyond Easy Grammar," provides students with grammar’s 4 aspects: orthography, syntax, etymology, and prosody. (No written work is required in this section.) Dr. Phillips believes that this is a "must" for all high school seniors; they will want to take this text to college or to the work place as a resource. In fact, college professors may want students to obtain this text.

*Easy Grammar Ultimate Series

Format:

  1. Capitalization teaching and application
  2. Punctuation teaching and application
  3. Grammar, sentence combining, and other concepts
  4. "Beyond Easy Grammar"

  • Orthography (Lessons 1-19) Sounds, syllables, words, and pronunciation
  • Syntax (Lessons 20-76) Sentence structures
  • Etymology (Lessons 77-173) Classification into parts of speech, derivation, and modification of words
  • Prosody (Lessons 174-180) Versification, the art of creating verse in poetry:
  • Major feet: Iambus (Heroic, Alexandrine, and Iambic)

    Trochee, Anapest, and Dactyl

Q. What is the difference between Easy Grammar texts and Easy Grammar Ultimate Series texts?

A.Easy Grammar texts include Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and Plus. Grades 2-6 are for elementary students. Concepts are taught within sequential grammar units, beginning with prepositions. Using this approach, sentences are stripped to basics, enabling students to understand subject and verb and to build throughout each text.

EG Plus will give any student beyond Grade 6 a solid, basic understanding of grammar. It's especially popular because the text is written at a fourth-grade reading level. Therefore, students can focus on concepts. Like the other Easy Grammar texts, concepts are taught within sequential grammar units. Using a prepositional approach, sentences are stripped to basics for students to identify subject and verb and to build on more challenging topics such as subject-verb agreement, predicate nominatives, and correct usage in all areas.

The Easy Grammar Ultimate Series texts are similar to both Easy Grammar and Daily GRAMS. The texts are like Easy Grammar in that they are teaching texts. Concepts relating to phrases, clauses, compound-complex sentences, and other higher-level concepts (as well as basics) are presented in a 180 daily lesson format found in Daily GRAMS texts. Concepts are introduced, reintroduced, applied, expanded, etc. throughout each text. See the "Scope and Sequence" for each EGUS level: Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12.

Category Description for Easy Grammar Ultimate Series:

Now there's finally an answer to the question "What do I use after Easy Grammar Plus?" The Ultimate Series looks like Daily Grams but functions as a continuation to the instruction and mastery found in Easy Grammar. Just like Daily Grams, the course is divided into 180 daily 10 minute lessons but these are teaching lessons as well as review lessons. Each of these lessons provides the familiar capitalization, punctuation and sentence combining exercises. The remaining two exercises per lesson vary. Content includes parts of speech, phrases/clauses, analogies, sentence fragments/run-ons, prefixes/suffixes/roots, dictionary, spelling, simple/compound/complex sentences. In each daily lesson there is instruction associated with at least one of the exercises. Students are to read and discuss the instruction, complete the exercises, and participate in a discussion of the answers. Consistent with mastery learning, concepts are introduced, expanded and reviewed. The Teacher Book includes reproducible student pages with answers in the back. The Student Book is not reproducible and includes only the student pages. The Test Booklet which is reproducible provides one assessment for every 10 lessons. Pages are perforated with answers for each on the facing page to the assessment. In other words, each test page has answers to the following test on the back. ~ Janice




Category Description for Combined Grammar, Usage, Mechanics:

These materials offer a complete and comprehensive coverage of all three elements - grammar (i.e. parts of speech, complete sentences), usage (i.e. homophones, figures of speech, proper word choice to convey meaning), and mechanics (i.e. punctuation, capitalization).




Primary Subject
English/Writing
Grade Start
12
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780936981550
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Easy Grammar Systems
Weight
1.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.5"
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We have used this curriculum for several years and found that, while very easy to use, it did a great job of covering and reinforcing grammar concepts.
Albert N on Jul 18, 2020
It's a great, concise course which constantly reviews the important elements of<br />grammar.
Tammy O on Aug 6, 2019
We have used this curriculum for several years and found that, while very easy to use, it did a great job of covering and reinforcing grammar concepts.
Albert N on Jul 18, 2020
To include with my 12th grader's language arts curriculum
Carolyn M on Sep 11, 2019
It's a great, concise course which constantly reviews the important elements of<br />grammar.
Tammy O on Aug 6, 2019
Required
James R G on Aug 6, 2019
We have used this in the past and like it a lot. It only takes a short amount of time to do each day.
Daris S on Sep 21, 2018
Easy Grammar teacher grammar thoroughly and without confusion. I am using this to prepare my senior for college.
Coleen P on Sep 21, 2018
One of the only grammar curricula in a workbook, step-by-step form that is simple, cost-effective and easy-to-use.
Christa N on Sep 3, 2018
Have used this series of grammar books for many years and love them!
Marilyn P on Sep 3, 2018
Recommended by the curriculum specialist over the phone.<br />This product has the content and platforms that our daughter needs to master these skills.
Kentricia M on Aug 10, 2018
We love this series, it has been great in making sure grammar is not an issue.
Jacquelene P on Jul 24, 2018
I've been using this since my daughter was in the 3rd grade- the year we started homeschooling. Great way to start the day and have her stay focused on the basics. This is especially important now that she is a senior. YIKES!
Becky L on Jun 18, 2018
You really only need the Teacher's Edition of the this, as it has the exact reproducible pages as in the workbook-the answers are in the back of the book
Jodi M on Aug 27, 2017
Needed a basic daily grammar book
Catherine Y on May 9, 2017
We have used these books every year for our home school.
Lisa G on Apr 21, 2017
I chose to purchase this item from Rainbow because it was the most cost effective. The Chat option was wonderful as well.
Dianna S on Oct 12, 2016
Easy to use and easy to teach! Does not require too much teacher prep but is comprehensive in covering essential grammar fundementals.
Naomi D on Sep 5, 2016
I chose this for two of my sons. One is a senior in high school and he'll be using this and taking it to college as a reference book. The other is a college graduate, but has always been weak in grammar and writing, so he wants to work through the book to improve his skills.
Karen W on Aug 15, 2016
Great grammar curriculum for high school.
Lily K on Jun 30, 2016
Easy Grammar is great!
User on Apr 12, 2016
To use for checking student work
Diane R on Feb 26, 2016
Ease of use. Very good curriculum choice
Kevin N on Dec 30, 2015
To include with my 12th grader's language arts curriculum
Carolyn M on Sep 11, 2019
Required
James R G on Aug 6, 2019
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This is my second year using this grammar program. If your child needs help with grammar...this book is what they need!
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