Jolly Grammar

What Is Jolly Grammar?

Jolly Grammar Is The Next Stage, After A First Year With Jolly Phonics. The Materials Provide Guidance And Resources To Help Teach Grammar To Children; It Is Active And Multi-Sensory, With Emphasis On Consolidating The Children’s Knowledge From Jolly Phonics And Helping Them Develop An Understanding Of How Grammar Works.

How Does Jolly Grammar Work?

By Teaching Key Essential Grammar Rules, It Helps Children Bring Diversity To Their Writing And Improve Their Spelling In A Structured Way. Jolly Grammar Teaches A Wide Range Of Language Forms Including The Parts Of Speech, Plurals, Punctuation, And The Tenses Past, Present, And Future. It Also Teaches A Wide Range Of Spelling Rules, Including Defining Aspects Such As The Short Vowels. Jolly Grammar Uses Colours and Actions To Help Children Identify Parts Of Speech In Sentences, For Example Verbs Are Red And Nouns Are Black. Filled With Great Ideas And Fun Ways To Remember Some Of The Rules, Jolly Grammar Provides Teachers With A Systematic Way To Teach Grammar, Spelling And Punctuation.

Contents of the Program

  • Teaches different parts of speech such as nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunction and preposition along with their age appropriate definitions, different types, forms and understanding of their usage in sentences.
  • Teaches usage of capital letters
  • Develops dictionary and thesaurus skills
  • Teaches the meaning of a sentence, its formation and its different types
  • Teaches how to conjugate verbs
  • Teaches verb tenses
  • Teaches doubling rule
  • Teaches antonyms and synonyms
  • Teaches different punctuation marks
  • Teaches parsing to identify the part of speech of each word in a sentence or a longer piece of text
  • Different alternative vowel spellings and spelling patterns
  • Teaches prefixes and suffixes and their effect on the meaning of words
  • Usage of apostrophe <s> and contractions
  • Understanding of syllables in words
  • Children given understanding how to organise their writing into paragraphs
  • Different uses and meanings of the homophones, homographs, heteronyms and homonyms
  • Understanding the differences between sentences, phrases and clauses
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Active and passive voice
  • Simple, compound and complex sentences
  • Idioms
  • Formal and informal writing