ERIC Number: EJ535479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Grammar in the Context of Writing.
English Journal, v85 n7 p15-24 Nov 1996
Suggests that students will not automatically make use of grammatical concepts, syntactic constructions, and language conventions no matter how they are taught such concepts. Argues that teaching "grammar" in the context of writing works better than teaching grammar as a formal system. Offers three examples of extended grammar minilessons. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The Great Debate (Again): Teaching Grammar and Usage.