Best practices include the following classroom use of Grammardog Teacher's Guides:
- As quizzes, tests and exams
- As a diagnostic tool for grammar, style, spelling, capitalization and punctuation
- As practice for state tests, AP tests, the ACT and SAT
- As a review of grammar, style and proofreading
- As an introduction to specific grammar elements, figurative language or literary devices
- As a springboard for class discussion of an author’s style
- As a tool for analyzing grammar and style in context
- As ready-made lessons for teaching how to write literary analysis
- As a tool to improve reading comprehension of challenging material such as Shakespeare plays, classic novels, essays and poetry
- As an easy way to compare different authors’ styles
- As a tool to get reluctant readers to engage the text in a book, short story, play, essay or poem
Grammardog Teacher's Guides use sentences from literature. Titles include novels, short stories, plays, poems, essays, and non-fiction. Each Grammardog Teacher's Guide includes more than 125 multiple choice questions, an Answer Key, a Glossary of Grammar Terms and/or a Glossary of Literary Terms. Grammardog Teacher's Guides are classroom reproducible. Teachers may photocopy Grammardog quizzes or project them electronically on a white board.
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