After some internal struggle in regards to his ability to contract his skills and possess his performance, Alfie manages to top all the other punctuation and steal the show, as well as make some English convention magic tricks along the way. While suitable for the primary grades in terms of vocabulary and comprehension, the content also addresses some more complicated language conventions concepts, which would be of value to the upper elementary grades as well. For example, the book demonstrates both ways in which apostrophes are utilized, to show possession and to compose contractions. Additionally, it provides a quick, yet thorough review of some other punctuation roles, such as exclamation marks for phrases of excitement and commas for significant pauses during language phrases.
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Mizuru What a great way to help kids with punctuation! Feb 27, Cindy rated it really liked it Shelves: Such a great book with vivid illustrations! To ask other readers questions about Alfie the Apostropheplease sign up.
Marie from Paris Francoise Sabatier-Morel. Furthermore, I would certainly deem Alfie the Apostrophe to be a teachable book. Kids will definitely remember how to use an apostrophe after they read about adorable little Alfie! This book is fun book to teach basic punctuation to young readers. I was pleasantly surprised. Alfie the Apostrophe : Moira Rose Donohue : Alfie the Apostrophe demonstrates ways to encourage students to not be afraid of a competition and apostropye better of themselves.
Additionally, it provides a quick, yet thorough review of some other punctuation roles, such as exclamation marks for phrases of excitement and commas for significant pauses during language phrases. Whether serving as an introductory hook akfie a review read, the book contains what is necessary appostrophe serve its academic purpose while also demonstrates a sweet fictional tale of a personified apostrophe who is still trying to find apstrophe and what he stands for, something elementary students from kindergarten through sixth would indubitably enjoy.
Jun 03, Sally rated it liked it Shelves: Any child who is either learning about or confused about apostrophes should read this book. This story talks about how apostrophes are used in an animated way, which would be a great book to read to students when talking about apostrophes. A book about size Robert E. It also emphasizes that commas and apostrophes are different.
While the concepts addressed may not necessarily be able to be fully broken down and narrowed in on in the primary grades, it could definitely be expanded and elaborated on in an upper elementary classroom. Alfie the Apostrophe Moira Rose Donohue. Alfie the Apostrophe by Moira Rose Donohue Mar 17, Ashley Lewis rated altie it was amazing Shelves: The characters are all sorts of punctuations and the story is very cute!
Feb 17, Sung Baick rated it really liked it Shelves: This would guide students have a better understanding of when to use the appropriate punctuation! Also, the pictures are detailed and colorful. Book ratings by Goodreads. This book is good to aid a teacher in a lesson about apostrophes and punctuation. Who knew learning alfif apostrophes could be fun? Books by Moira Rose Donohue. About Moira Rose Donohue. Trivia About Alfie the Apostrophe.
This is a great start off book for students to read when they are being confused and are struggling about punctuations marks. Furthermore, there are plenty of instances of apostrophe usage throughout the text, which gives way to built-in practice with apostrophe identification and usage deciphering.
If children are having difficulty with punctuation this book would be a great book to read and make learning about the different punctuation marks a fun experience, while still helping them understand. Apr 14, Deanna rated it liked it Shelves: I used this book on a lesson about contractions.
I would use this for 1st-3rd grade. Alfie practices all summer and wins the show. It also has the definition. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Mar 10, Kelli Dana added it Shelves: Alfie the Apostrophe by Moira Rose Donohue is a charming and clever way to teach students the importance of the apostrophe.
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