This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-10-29.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This 12 part resource is all about sentence structure. Highly useful for the teacher of English Language Learners, these lessons are grammar lessons. From simple to complex, they systematically scaffold on each other. The first lesson explains the simple statement and question sentence and word order. The second resource offers an accompanying True/False quiz which assesses the ability to identify a sentence. Other lessons practice using periods, exclamation marks, question marks, commas, semicolons and colons correctly in a sentence. Lessons on affirmative and negative contractions are included, An external link -www.education.smarttech.com/nbivis provides resources for English Language Learners, early childhood development, STEM subjects and differentiated instruction via Notebook interactive viewing. A PPT is part of this rich resource, which asks students to read a passage and guess which structure it uses. Examples of all text structures are included – descriptive, chronological, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast. More complicated sentence types are explained and taught, as are active, passive and negative sentences.