15 Picture Books for Teaching Grammar and Conventions

Looking for some fun picture books to spice up your grammar instruction? Here are 15 picture books for teaching grammar in Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade!

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Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day (by Robin Pulver)

If You Were an Adjective (by Michael Dahl)

A Is for Angry: An Animal and Adjective Alphabet (by Sandra Boynton)

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (by Brian P. Cleary)

Kites Sail High: A Book About Verbs (by Ruth Heller)

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns (by Brian P. Cleary)

It’s Hard to Be a Verb! (by Julia Cook)

A Cache of Jewels: And Other Collective Nouns (by Ruth Heller)

Punctuation Takes a Vacation (by Robin Pulver)

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb? (by Brian P. Cleary)

Up, Up and Away: A Book about Adverbs (by Ruth Heller)

I and You and Don’t Forget Who: What Is a Pronoun? (by Brian P. Cleary)

If You Were an Apostrophe (by Shelly Lyons)

If You Were a Conjunction (by Nany Loewen)

Punctuation Celebration (by Elsa Knight Bruno)

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Looking for some picture books for teaching grammar in Kindergarten, first grade, or second grade? Here are 15 of my favorites - they cover nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, punctuation, and more!

To learn more about teaching grammar in K-2, check out these posts:
How to Integrate Grammar into Your Writing Instruction
– How to Integrate Grammar Instruction into Shared Reading or Close Reading
How To Find Time for Grammar Instruction
5 Tips for Helping K-2 Students Actually Apply Their Grammar Learning
Grammar Skills by Grade Level: a List of Grammar, Language, and Writing Conventions to Teach in K-2

Happy teaching!

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