Grammar with Glamour Author:Mary E. Platts Take a look through any standard grammar text. Pretty grim, isn't it? If Grammar with Glamour does nothing more than allow children to view parts of speech in a happy light, its author will feel richly rewarded. — But the goal in creating this book lies deeper than entertainment. While the approach is novel, the content is educationally sound. It... more » is an attempt to take abstract concepts and present them simply, concretely and graphically.
Grammar with Glamour is designed to enrich upon and reinforce, not replace, the traditional grammar lessons. Teachers may wish to read this book aloud to the class. Each chapter is a separate unit, so the material may be presented one chapter at a time, and in any sequence which best fits individual teaching needs.
Or, teachers may use this book as a remedial tool with small groups of slower students, while more advanced pupils could read it independently.
One central theme runs throughout the book: Each part of speech has its own unique and definite role in making written or spoken thought absolutely clear. Learning these roles need not be grim. Not when the teacher presents Grammar with Glamour.« less