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ERIC Number: EJ535491
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Of Fake Verbs and Kid Words: Developing a Useful Grammar.
Yoder, Rhoda Byler
English Journal, v85 n7 p82-87 Nov 1996
Describes teaching "Useful Grammar" to inner-city middle school children in Jackson, Mississippi. Discusses key elements of Useful Grammar: identifying and focusing on grammatical structures; relying on knowledge already possessed; inventing more memorable nomenclature; devising lesson plans and hands-on activities; and having students practice skills. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme: The Great Debate (Again): Teaching Grammar and Usage.