ERIC Number: ED430256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Improve Student Reading and Writing. Sentence-Combining Activities for Elementary and Secondary Teachers. Working with Language Series.
This teaching guide urges the use of sentence combining as a technique to improve both the reading and the writing of students. The guide offers practical activities in sentence combining in forms that will make classroom teaching more interesting for the instructor and elicit more productive work from the student. The guide is divided into the following six chapters: (1) "The Promise of Sentence Combining"; (2) "Using Sentence Combining in the Classroom"; (3) "Providing Signals: Cued Sentence-Combining Exercises"; (4) "Open Sentence-Combining Exercises: From Sentence to Paragraph to Discourse"; (5) "One Researcher's Sequence: Sentence-Combining Exercises for Elementary Students"; and (6) "A Brief Summary of Research." Contains 52 references and a 47-item annotated bibliography of related resources in ERIC. (NKA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Reading Improvement, Reading Writing Relationship, Sentence Combining, Student Improvement, Writing Improvement
EDINFO Press, P.O. Box 5247, Bloomington, IN 47407; Tel: 800-925-7853 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.