Teaching Grammar with Perfect Poems for Middle School: Engaging Lessons with Model Poems That Motivate Kids to Learn Grammar and Write Well
Ten reproducible poems that have middle-school appeal are paired with complete lessons to target key grammar concepts—predicate adjectives, direct objects, gerunds, clauses, compound sentences, and more. Nancy Mack's lessons provide a scaffold for students to grasp each concept and then use it skillfully in their own writing. Includes lively student models, literature links, and step-by-step publishing activities that help embed grammar instruction within the context of real writing. For use with Grades 6-8.
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Poems, Middle School, Grammar Instruction, Student Models, Literature Links, Publishing Activities
Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature
Mack , N. (2008). Teaching Grammar with Perfect Poems for Middle School: Engaging Lessons with Model Poems That Motivate Kids to Learn Grammar and Write Well. New York, NY: Scholastic.