Introduction Chapter 1: Teaching Grammar Chapter 2: Words Chapter 3: Why spelling matters Chapter 4: Spelling and Phonics Chapter 5: Teaching spelling rules, generalisations and tricky words Chapter 6: Punctuation Chapter 7: Apostrophes Chapter 8: Phrases, Clauses and Sentences Chapter 9: Putting it all together
David Waugh is subject leader for Primary English at Durham University. A former deputy headteacher, David worked in ITT from 1990 at the University of Hull, where he led the PGCE course and became Head of Department. In 2008 he was appointed as National Strategies Regional Adviser for ITT. As well as his educational writing, David also writes children's stories, including Lottie's Run published in 2015. Claire Warner is an education consultant for Primary English. Her recent roles include working as a senior adviser for literacy with the National Strategies, and as a senior lecturer and leader of undergraduate ITE programmes at Chester University. Rosemary Waugh is a linguist and classics teacher at Queen Margaret's School York. She has a particular interest in the history and development of grammar and etymology, and in their evolution.