Grammar to enrich & enhance writing / Constance Weaver ; with Jonathan Bush.

In this book, the author looks at what's wrong with the way grammar has been taught traditionally, and outlines current theories, research, and principles underlying grammar instruction for writing, advocating that grammar instruction be incorporated throughout the writing process, not broken o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Weaver, Constance.
Other Authors: Bush, Jonathan.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Toward a middle way
  • Grammar, grammars, and the traditional teaching of grammar
  • What works in teaching grammar to enrich and enhance writing
  • Teaching grammar throughout the writing process
  • From ice cream to dragons: adjectival modifiers at work
  • Bringing in the rest of the gang: more adjectival modifiers
  • Revision to the rescue
  • Editing begins with observation: adverbial clauses and the AAAWWUBBIS / by Jeff Anderson
  • Editing: approaching the bugaboo in diverse classrooms
  • Rescuing expository writing from the humdrum: from rhetoric to grammar
  • Grammar: rocks and mortar
  • Making decisions that make a difference: grammar and the "6 traits" of writing
  • Rethinking how to respond to students' errors / by Sharon Moerman
  • Code-switching: teaching standard English in African American classrooms / by Rebecca S. Wheeler
  • The transformative classroom: rethinking grammar instruction for English language learners / by Jason Roche and Yadira Gonzalez.