A study of discourse-functional constraints on the use of a marked syntactic construction. Argues that inversion in clauses serves an information-packaging function, linking familiar and unfamiliar information in the discourse. Demonstrates a correlation between a well-defined type of giveness and constituent position within a particular syntactic construction and sheds light on the relationship between information status and word order. Of interest to researchers in syntax and discours
Each volume of Novels for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 12 to 15 works from various cultures and time periods. Each novel included in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians - experts who have helped to define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.
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Book reports are a great way for young people to share their thoughts about books they have read. The activities in this book will help readers develop the skills needed to identify important information from a text and write a clear and concise book report.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find the information you are looking for in a text. Readers of this book will discover tips and tricks for proficiently comprehending informational texts and carefully searching them for the knowledge they need. They will find out how informational texts are organized, how to identify important points and key details, and how to demonstrate understanding of a text using information from both illustrations and text.
A series that provides young readers with the tools they need to find, organize and share information clearly and effectively. Targeted at an earlier age range than the popular Information Explorer: Super Smart Information Series, this set will help prima
May it be the ancient or the modern, scientific discoveries and inventions have changed the course of history and paved the way we live. The book is a trip in time from the present to the antiquity, bringing forth some mindboggling scientific innovations from different corners of the world. Every page is packed with colourful pictures and illustrations that give life to information and inspire a child for future discovery.