The Importance Of Grammar Symbols

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Montessori grammar symbols give students a concrete way to learn the structure of language. The symbols are physical representations of language that children can manipulate to create simple and complex sentences, depending on their language level. Symbols can be used in a variety of ways to teach children the details of language. Grammar symbols are colorful and easy to remember, so children can quickly identify parts of speech and create complete sentences with them. Young children, when they learn language easily, enjoy grammar when it is given in the right level of the age. Grammar is begun much earlier than traditional school in this method. Usually child’s age between 5 to 7. They are not ready for rules and definitions, but by using Montessori material, leads to understand them. In primary (3-6 years) the colors used for the words will match the colors of the grammar symbols. Toys and farm house materials etc are used to teach grammar by categorizing the noun like person, animals and things.. For children over six, (Lower elementary 6-9 years) Montessori language materials have been developed to help children learn grammar, including parts of speech, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, adverbs, conjunctions, pronouns, and interjections, by using the wooden grammar boxes, filling boxes, and command boxes. This includes: a Definition Card, Command Cards, Sentence Cards, Color Word Cards (to recreate the sentences), The sentence can then be
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