English Grammar Instruction That Works!: Developing Language Skills for All Learners
  • English Grammar Instruction That Works!: Developing Language Skills for All Learners
  • English Grammar Instruction That Works!: Developing Language Skills for All Learners

English Grammar Instruction That Works!: Developing Language Skills for All Learners

by Evelyn B. Rothstein, Andrew S. Rothstein
     
 

Offering a fun, engaging approach to grammar instruction, this guide includes clear explanations of grammatical terms and practical activities for all students, including English language learners.See more details below

Overview

Offering a fun, engaging approach to grammar instruction, this guide includes clear explanations of grammatical terms and practical activities for all students, including English language learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412959490
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/11/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Our Point of View
Objectives and Key Points
Publisher's Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Introduction
The Premise of This Book
What Do We Mean by Grammar?
The History of Teaching Grammar in the United States of America
Current Standards Related to Teaching Grammar
2. Language and Metalanguage
Overview of the Terms Language and Metalanguage
A Brief History of the English Language
Internet Sites
3. Builders of Linguistic Intelligence
Phonology
Morphology
Syntax
Semantics
Etymology
Internet Sites
4. Parts of Speech and the English Language
Teaching English Through the Structure of the English Language
Morphological and Non-Morphological Words
Expanding Definitions of Parts of Speech
Organizing and Naming the Verb Conjugation Forms
Verbs by Categories
The Adjective in the English Language
The Adverb in the English Language
Internet Sites
5. Syntax and Semantics
Getting Meaning
Sentences and Semantics
Internet Sites
6. The Polyglot of English
The Latin "DNA"
Terms for Understanding the Structures of Words and Parts of Words
Getting Meaning by Sorting and Clarifying
Internet Sites
7. The Polyglot: Beyond Latin and Greek
Ich Spreche Deutsch - The Germanic Connection
The French Connection - The Year 1066
Hablo Espanol - I Speak Spanish
Yiddish or Yinglish
Worlwide Contributions- African Americans, American Indians, East Indians
Contributions From China and Japan
Internet Sites
8. Return to Parts of Speech
The Small Words
Internet Sites
9. Sentences, Paragraphs, and Other Structures of the Written Language
Converting Spoken Sentences to Written Sentences
Working With Sentence Units
Finding Sentence Boundaries in Written Sentences
"Deconstructing" Sentences to Find Their Deep Structure Meaning
Subjects and Predicates
Tenses and Agreement
Verb Agreement
The Paragraph
The Grammatical Voice
Internet Sites
10. Grammar for Word Play
Making Grammar Really Fun
Internet Sites
11. Reading, Writing, and Grammar
Combining Reading With Grammar
ABC Books for Building Language and Grammar Literacy
Internet Sites
12. Punctuation, Spelling, Text Messaging, and Other Consequences of Grammar
Learning About Punctuation
Spelling and Grammar
Internet Sites
13. Additional Learning Activities
Building Sentence Power
Paragraphs and Transitions
Having Fun With Grammar and Words
References
Index

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