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Digital Airheads

We have known for some time that the assumption by Prensky that kids born after a certain year are born computer literate is bunkum. Unfortunately, this hasn’t yet translated to an effective formula for teaching computer skills as this article … Continue reading

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Identify the word that functions as a verb in a sentence

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. At Year 9 level, the students are expected to be able … Continue reading

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NAPLAN: How to teach to the test

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. The most effective way to teach students how to use grammar … Continue reading

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Identify the correct form of a comparative adjective in a sentence

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. At Year 9 level, the students are expected to be able … Continue reading

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Identify the tense of a short passage

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. At Year 9 level, the students are expected to be able … Continue reading

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Locate a comma to separate items in a list

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. At Year 7 level, the students are expected to be able … Continue reading

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Identify the phrase required to complete a sentence

This post is part of a series relating to the Minimum Standards for Grammar and Punctuation in the NAPLAN tests. For the first post in this series, click here. At Year 7 level, the students are expected to be able … Continue reading

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