Teaching both the power of dialects and the dialects of power 5.

Researchers agree that it is more effective to teach punctuation, sentence variety, and usage in the context of writing than to approach the topic by teaching isolated skills (Calkins, 1980; DiStefano and Killion, 1984; Harris, 1962).

Grammar and the Teaching of Writing: Limits and Possibilities.

Teaching concepts on subject, verb, sentence, clause, phrase, and related concepts for editing 2.

Errors and Expectations: A Guide for the Teacher of Basic Writing.

Lutsky, N. (1999, August). Not on the exam: Teaching, psychology and the examined life. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Urbana, IL: ERIC and the National Council of Teachers of English.

In this 2 hour and 20 minute DVD and accompanying handouts, Andrew Pudewa introduces you to the Teaching Writing: Structure & Style method of teaching writing. Briefly covering the nine units of structure and introducing several stylistic techniques, Andrew gives the audience insight into why this method is so effective in teaching even the most reluctant writer.

Teaching punctuation and mechanics for convention, clarity, and style

Teaching for Joy and Justice: Introduction

Often with extracts or poems, I like to read the whole thing to my students so that they can get more of a “feel” for the text. With very evocative pieces of literature or poetry this can be quite powerful. Then I let students read it to themselves. It is important to let students approach a piece of literature the first time without giving them any specific task other than to simply read it. One of the aims of teaching literature is to evoke interest and pleasure from the language. If students have to do a task at every stage of a literature lesson, the pleasure can be lost.

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Buskist, W., Sikorski, J., Buckley, T., & Saville, B. K. (2002). Elements of master teaching. In S. F. Davis & W. Buskist (Eds.), The teaching of psychology: Essays in honor of Wilbert J. McKeachie and Charles L. Brewer (pp. 27-39). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Squire (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts.

Cartoons are powerful teaching tools and ..

Every classroom is different, but the story of American teenagers in an unfamiliar environment at a pivotal moment in history, and the subsequent stories of their adult lives, has the potential to appeal to many students. These lessons and activities provide many different approaches to the text; select those that best suit the strengths and interests of your own class.

A handbook to help teachers get the most out of blended learning in and beyond the language classroom.

Pros and Cons of Social Studies Teaching - Homework …

Titsworth, B. S. (2001). The effects of teacher immediacy, use of organizational lecture cues, and students’ notetaking on cognitive learning. Communication Education, 50, 283-297.

and Rising Up and Teaching for Joy and Justice

This delightful collection of lessons and activities are perfect for teaching and mastering the IEW decorations and advanced dress-ups. Games and exercises are designed for level B-C students (grades 6+) are sharp level A students (grades 3-5) already successfully adding IEW’s basic stylistic techniques into their writing.