The Power Of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches To The Conventions Of Language by Mary EhrenworthThe Power Of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches To The Conventions Of Language by Mary Ehrenworth

The Power Of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches To The Conventions Of Language

byMary Ehrenworth, Vicki Vinton

Paperback | March 24, 2005

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Grammar is the gatekeeper to a culture of power, yet it is also the power behind the startling beauty and robustness of the English language. In The Power of Grammar , Mary Ehrenworth and Vicki Vinton show you how these two notions of power can help your grammar instruction address the practical and aesthetic needs of your student writers.

Title:The Power Of Grammar: Unconventional Approaches To The Conventions Of LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 24, 2005Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325006881

ISBN - 13:9780325006888

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Teaching Grammar to Achieve Power, Beauty, and Voice
  2. Putting Conventions in Our In-Tray: Planning Grammar Curriculum
  3. Teaching Usage: Punctuation, Conventions, Style
  4. Love and Sedition: Getting Intimate with Grammar by Breaking the Rules
  5. The Sentence and the Apprentice