Books by Wanda C. Phillips (Author of Easy Grammar Plus)
Comparing Easy Grammar and Daily Grams
Twila, please contact me with your mailing address by Monday, Feb. The Easy Grammar book is in great shape with no writing inside. The Daily Grams book has been filled out through page 74 in pencil; pages are unmarked. I really liked this system because once a child learns the prepositions and eliminates the prepositional phrases from a sentence, it is much easier to understand what is left. From the Easy Grammar website:. This helps students to understand grammar, a tool for speaking and writing properly.
There are essentially two strands in the Easy Grammar series for the elementary grades: teaching books and review books. I will use the term Easy Grammar to refer to the teaching books and Daily Grams for the review books. To make things interesting, Easy Grammar: Grade 2 is actually a teaching and review book!
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I received free products to facilitate this post and was compensated for my time., Students start by learning a list of prepositions. Then, by identifying and crossing out prepositions and prepositional phrases, students can see the core of each sentence.
Students learn grammar faster and easier when they're actually writing and editing texts; this hands-on approach to grammar is just one of the reasons why Easy Grammar is so successful. Utilizing the prepositional approach, students memorize prepositions to then eliminate from sentences, making finding the noun and verb much easier. Concepts are reviewed and introduced throughout the school year; this, accompanied with reviews helps to ensure engaged, mastery learning for all elementary aged children. Workbook pages with answers overlaid face reproducible workbook pages for students to complete. A writing section is also included.