Sunday, January 6, 2013

Contractions

One of the things that turns kids off to grammar is that it can be boring and dry if presented that way. The key is to make it active, engaging, and relevant to our kids. Here's a super video about contractions that uses the lyrics to Carly Rae Jepsen's song "Call Me Maybe" to teach contractions. I'll be the kids will tune in for sure on this one!


Pronouns

You know, I just don't think anything beats Schoolhouse Rock videos to reinforce grammar. The songs are catchy and fun. The kids ask to watch the videos over and over again! Here's one for pronouns.


Unpack Your Adjectives

Here's an old school video about adjectives. Enjoy!