ERIC Number: EJ660682
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
The Stylish Semicolon: Teaching Punctuation as Rhetorical Choice.
English Journal, v92 n3 p66-72 Jan 2003
Presents an example illustrating how teachers can create reading and writing activities that emphasize how words work through grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and usage. Describes a workshop that highlights a single punctuation mark: the semicolon. Notes that the semicolon defies rigid rules for use and is therefore ideally suited for instruction that defies traditional ways of teaching grammar. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Revitalizing Grammar.