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ERIC Number: EJ172328
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Rx for Helping Johnny Write Better
Meisterheim, Matthew
Elementary School Journal, 78, 1, 4-8, Sep 77
Criticizes the teaching of formal, abstract grammar prior to sixth grade, citing its ineffectiveness in improving composition skills. Proposes the elimination of traditional grammar from the early curriculum, retention of instruction in language usage and spelling and emphasis on student practice in writing. (BF)
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