Teacher's Guide to Effective Sentence Writing

ISBN-10: 1462506771
ISBN-13: 9781462506774
Edition: 2013
Authors: Bruce Saddler
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 9/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Background
Writing Basics
The Writing Process
The Importance of the Sentence
Sentence Variations
The First Sentences
Syntactic Control
Syntactic Control Difficulties
What Is Sentence Combining?
Sentence-Combining Basics
Part-to-Whole Learning
Theoretical Principles
Practical Benefits of Sentence Combining
Sentence Combining versus "Real" Writing
Raising Metalinguistic Awareness
Sentence Combining versus Other Types of Writing Instruction
Teaching and Assessment
The Cognitive Challenge of Combining Sentences
Types of Sentence-Combining Exercises
Cued Exercises
Open Exercises
Checking Accuracy
Whole-Discourse Exercises
Ramping Up Cued and Open Exercises
Transfer to Connected Writing
Content Sources for Exercises
Teaching Sentences
Sentence Basics 1
Sentence Basics 2
Sentence Basics 3
Teaching Sentence Combining
The Three Segments of Sentence-Combining Lessons
The Value of Discussion
"Mistakes"
Oral Practice
Your Role as the Teacher during Discussions
Scheduling Practice Sessions
Where to Schedule Sentence Combining in a Writing Workshop
Sentence-Combining Best-Practice Suggestions
Student Grouping
Peer Conferencing
Wong's Peer Conferencing Arrangement
Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies
Assessment
Grading's Effect on Learning Environments
Four Comparative Metrics
Sample Unit of Instruction, Practice Activities, and Exercises
Sample Unit of instruction
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Practice Activities
A Tale of Two Combinations
Ten Different Ways
Sentence Spread-Out
Index Cards
Sentence Mix-Up
Note Rewrite
The Editor
The Proofreader
Teamwork
FANBOYS
Paragraph Doctor
Where Does It Belong?
Paragraph Challenge
Sentence Hunt
Journaling
Which Is Better?
Artist Study
Prewriting and Prereading
Story Starters
Common Grammatical Terms and Exercise Sequence
A List of Common Grammatical Terms
Exercise Sequence
Word-, Phrase-, and Clause-Length Exercises
Coordinate Structures
Adverb Structures
Noun Modifiers
Noun Substitutes
Free Modifiers
Exercises with Multiple Grammatical Elements
Sentence Construction with Adjectives and Adverbs
Sentence Construction with Prepositional Phrases
Sentence Construction with Coordinators
Sentence Construction with Adjective Clauses
Sentence Construction with Adverb Clauses
Sentence Construction with Appositives
Sentence Construction with Participial Phrases
Sentence Construction with Absolutes
Sentence Construction with Noun Phrases and Noun Clauses
Paragraph-Length Exercises
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4
Exercise 5
Exercise 6
Exercise 7
Exercise 8
Exercise 9
Exercise 10
Exercise 11
Exercise 12
Exercise 13
Exercise 14
Exercise 15
Exercise 16
Exercise 17
References
Index

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