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How can teachers make grammar fun to learn really, really fun and memorable? Offering a fresh perspective for teaching English grammar, the authors present essentials on the structure of the English language, a wealth of practical strategies, and numerous examples of lively, student-centered activities for building students' skills and understanding. Appropriate for all learners, this accessible book examines what students should know about language and grammar and illustrates how to: best teach students what they need to know clarify the role of vocabulary in relationship to grammar help students enlarge their sentence-making repertoire incorporate grammar with language arts and other subject areas.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412959490
ISBN-10: 1412959497
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Evelyn B. Rothstein

Evelyn Rothstein has been an educational consultant specializing in teaching writing across the curriculum for the past twenty years. With a background in classroom teaching and a specialization in linguistics and language development, she has trained teachers and implemented her strategy-based Writing As Learning and Write for Mathematics programs in hundreds of schools and school districts throughout the United States. She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Writing as Learning and Write for Mathematics. Rothstein is a graduate of the City University of New York and Teachers College, Columbia University with degrees in education, speech, reading, and psycholinguistics. Andrew S. Rothstein has had a distinguished career as a teacher, administrator, and researcher. His diverse and enriching experiences in international schools, special education, public schools, and consulting have given him a broad perspective of the contexts in which children learn. As an author and presenter, he has achieved wide acclaim for his work in improving school performance by focusing on improving instruction and its supervision. His work in integrating many subject areas through writing has been highly effective in improving test scores in districts across the country. As principal, Rothstein led site-based improvements that resulted in strong increases in student academic performance. While superintendent of a regional school serving children with severe physical disabilities and health impairments, Rothstein reorganized staff development, created new curricula, and integrated technology into the instructional program for children for children from prekindergarten through high school. He has been an adjunct professor at Southern Connecticut State University and Touro College. Rothstein earned a master's degree in special education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctorate in educational administration from New York University.

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