One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills. Now there's a way for students to practice their grammar skills, enhance their overall grammar proficiency, and have fun at the same time! Grammar Minutes, Gr. 1 provides students with practice in the following key areas of first-grade grammar: sentence structure capital letters punctuation common nouns proper nouns pronouns verbs adjectives noun and verb agreement contractions compound words synonyms antonyms articles and more Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 "Minutes. " Each Minute consists of 10 grammar questions for students to complete within a short time period. This unique format offers students an ongoing opportunity to improve their own grammar proficiency in a manageable, nonthreatening manner. The quick, time format, combines with instant feedback, makes this a challenging and motivational assignment students will look forward to each day. Students become active learners as they apply grammar skills to a variety of question formats in key areas of first-grade instruction.