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Grammar to Get Things Done : a Practical Guide for Teachers Anchored in Real-World Usage.

Author: Darren Crovitz; Michelle D Devereaux
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Crovitz, Darren.
Grammar to Get Things Done : A Practical Guide for Teachers Anchored in Real-World Usage.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Crovitz; Michelle D Devereaux
ISBN: 9781134836949 1134836945
OCLC Number: 965167213
Notes: Focusing on Use: How Dependent Clauses are Useful in Actual Communication.
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; BRIEF CONTENTS; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; Defining Grammar; Grammar; Usage; Mechanics; A Very Short History of Grammar and Usage in the English Language; A Very Short History of Modern Grammar Instruction; Approaches to Grammar: Prescriptive, Descriptive, and Rhetorical; Prescriptive and Descriptive Grammars; Rhetorical Grammar; How We Address Grammar(s) in This Book; Why Definitions?; Form, Function, and Use; Parts of Speech or Lexical Categories?; The Goal for All: Metalinguistic Awareness; References. CHAPTER 2 Grammar and PowerWhat is Standard English?; Moralizing Language; Grammar(s) and Power, Society, and Identity; Power; Society; Identity; Critical Awareness and Grammar Instruction; Further Reading; References; CHAPTER 3 Teaching Grammar Intentionally; Grammar as an Integrated Element of Broader Design; Authority, Control, and Punishment (Sample Integrated Unit #1); Specific Grammar Concepts for This Unit; What Counts as Intelligence? (Sample Integrated Unit #2); Specific Grammar Concepts for This Unit; How to Plan for Specific Grammar Integration. Correction and Grammar Instruction: Using Student Work DiagnosticallyGeneral Issues and What They Mean; Passage- and Paragraph-Level Patterns and What They Mean; Sentence-Level Patterns and What They Mean; Conclusion; References; CHAPTER 4 Grammatical Concepts; Introduction: What It Is, and What It Ain't; Structure of Chapter 4; Limitations of Chapter 4; Unit 1: Sentences and Sentence Types; Concept: The Sentence; Overview; Form and Function; Focusing on Use: How Sentences are Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with the Sentence; Concept: Non-Sentences and Their Uses; Overview. FormFragments and Function; Focusing on Use: How Non-Sentences are Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with Fragments and Run-Ons; Concept: Simple Sentences; Overview; Form; Function; Focusing on Use: How Simple Sentences are Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with Simple Sentences; Concept: Compound Sentences and Conjunctions; Overview; Form; Function; Focusing on Use: How Compound Sentences are Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with Compound Sentences; Concept: Complex Sentences; Overview; Form; Function. Focusing on Use: How Complex Sentences are Useful in Actual CommunicationExperimenting with Complex Sentences; Concept: Compound-Complex Sentences; Overview; Form; Function; Focusing on Use: How Compound-Complex Sentences are Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with Compound-Complex Sentences; Concept: Active and Passive Voice; Overview; Form; Function; Focusing on Use: How Active Voice is Useful in Actual Communication; Experimenting with Passive Voice; UNIT 2: Clauses; Concept: Dependent Clauses; Overview; Form; Function.

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