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Use Grammar Jammers to supplement lessons about reading and spelling. Kids who find grammar lessons intimidating might warm to Grammar Jammer's light-hearted and pressure-free presentation.Continue reading Show less
Grammar Jammers Primary Edition uses fun animations and rhythmic songs to teach grammar basics in the areas of adjectives, contractions, nouns, pronouns, punctuation, sentences, and verbs. Kids choose a grammar topic, then watch the brief animation and listen to the cute related song. Kids can then reinforce what they've learned by playing the Quick Check quiz. The songs are catchy and fun, yet cover the basic ideas of each grammar subject with just enough depth to be meaningful. For example, a man sings "An adjective is a word that describes a noun. A noun is a person, animal, place or thing" in a catchy rhythm as cute drawings of a tall man, little girl, and happy boy appear.
Grammar Jammers Primary Edition is a short and sweet, sometimes funny way to introduce kids to basic grammar and vocabulary definitions. This app can be an excellent way to help ease students into the topic. The Quick Check quiz activity is a low-stress way to find out if kids understand what they've learned in the song. Answer incorrectly, and the correct answer is immediately highlighted in green. Grammar Jammers Primary Edition provides just enough lessons mixed with lighthearted songs to keep it interesting without being overwhelming for young learners.
Key Standards Supported
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (e.g., knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck).
Use common, proper, and possessive nouns.
Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).
Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything).
Use frequently occurring adjectives.
Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.