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Who said that parts of speech and punctuation have to be dreadfully boring?

Last Sunday afternoon eleven kids at 826 Valencia in San Francisco found themselves in hysterics listening to an alien (who didn't understand parts of speech very well) give instructions to our workshop leader on how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. (It wasn't a pretty sight!) Then they had the pleasure of reminding him the proper uses for nouns, verbs and adjectives.

The kids also learned how to turn "Hide the cows outside." into three sentences with three totally different meanings, as well as how to perform other daring feats with punctuation. (Can you do that?!?!)

Our new curriculum, "Grammar-ama and The Punctuation Party"© will be part of our summer camp offerings, as well as offered as a special program in the fall.