Painless Grammar

Painless Grammar

by Rebecca Elliott Ph.D.

Paperback(Fourth Edition)

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Combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on email communication, editing a school paper, and more.

Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438007748
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Series: Barron's Painless Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 94,928
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction iv

Chapter 1 Parts of Speech 1

Noun Pointers 3

Pronoun Pointers 16

Verb Pointers 25

Adjective and Adverb Pointers 44

Conjunction Pointers 54

Preposition Pointers 60

Interjection Pointers 64

Chapter 2 Building and Punctuating Sentences 77

Sentences, Fragments, Phrases, and Clauses 79

Road Signs: Punctuation 86

Highlights: Abbreviations, Symbols, Numbers, and Emphasis 145

Chapter 3 Agreement 169

Agreement Between Subject and Verb 171

Agreement Between Pronouns and Antecedents 180

Chapter 4 Words, Words, Words 191

Wacky Words We Love to Misuse 193

One Word or Two? 219

Confusing Pears 220

Chapter 5 Cleaning Up Messy Writing 229

Chapter 6 Writing a Good E-mail 265

Chapter 7 Getting It All Together: Editing a Paper 277

Index 286

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