Mechanically inclined : building grammar, usage, and style into writer's workshop (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Mechanically inclined : building grammar, usage, and style into writer's workshop

Author: Jeff Anderson
Publisher: Portland, Me. : Stenhouse, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Anderson
ISBN: 1571104127 9781571104120
OCLC Number: 1001723315
Description: xvi, 200 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I: The blueprint: teaching grammar and mechanics in context. 1. Introduction --
2. Moving from correct-alls to mentor texts --
3. Weaving grammar and mechanics into writer's workshop --
4. Off-the-wall grammar and mechanics instruction --
pt. II: Constructing lessons: background, mentor text, and visual scaffolds. 1. The sentence: a way of thinking --
2. Pause and effect: crafting sentences with commas --
3. Pronouns: the willing stand-ins --
4. The verb: are we in agreement? --
5. Adjectives and adverbs: the modifier within --
6. The power of punctuation: the period is mightier than the semicolon.
Responsibility: Jeff Anderson ; foreword by Vicki Spadel.

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