Study Skills tip: Grammar practice in your reading work

Posted on February 8, 2013. Filed under: IRLA Class | Tags: , |

When you need to review or practice a grammar concept, look for it in your reading work you are already doing that day.

You can choose any section of your novel or text book and find nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositional phrases, infinitives, fragments, and much more.  🙂

Try using the text you are already reading to quiz a friend or family member.  For example, have them tell you which type of conjunction is used in a sentence you point out or in which tense a passage is written.

Some novels intentionally contain grammatical errors; see if you can find them!

Reading the text closely for your grammar concepts will help you reinforce your grammar work and also give you another lens through which you can view your reading.

~Ms. Morris  🙂

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Study skills tip: Quizlet

Posted on January 9, 2013. Filed under: General Information | Tags: , , , , |

Hey everyone!

A BIG thanks to Mr. Johnson for coming in today to help us all get set up with our Infinite Campus accounts!

Another teacher just shared a fabulous resource for studying, and I wanted to share it with you right away.  Maybe you’ve already heard of it?

Quizlet (www.quizlet.com) is a site that offers free online tools for studying — any subject or topic that you choose.  There are study sets (already made by other students and teachers) for world language, history, and even Wordly Wise!  You can also make your own study resources for any topic that you’d like.

Quizlet also has a mobile version for iOS and it can be downloaded (for free) through the app store.

Check it out and let me know what you think!

~Ms. Morris 🙂

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