ERIC Number: ED393104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teaching Grammar in Context.
Intended for teachers at all levels, but especially the junior high and high school levels, this book offers a rationale and practical ideas for teaching grammar not in isolation but in the context of writing. Chapters in the book are: (1) Grammar and the Teaching of Grammar: An Introduction; (2) Teaching Grammar: Reasons for, Evidence Against; (3) Acquiring Grammatical Competence; (4) Toward a Perspective on Error; (5) Reconceptualizing the Teaching of Grammar; and (6) Learning Theory and the Teaching of Grammar. An appendix provides 7 sample lessons on selected aspects of grammar. A 36-item glossary of grammatical terms is attached. (RS)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Error Analysis (Language), Grammar, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc., 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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