Raise the Bar on Conventions

Raise the Bar on Conventions

About this Video

One characteristic of “good writing” is the accurate application of grammar and conventions in a first draft. Unfortunately, many students who can correct sentences in workbooks and pass online quizzes can’t apply appropriate conventions within their own writing. The secret to skill transfer is to avoid teaching grammar solely in isolation.

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Outline15 Minutes

  • Conventions Instruction
  • Prepare Mentor Text Examples
  • Make Room to 'Try It'
  • Conduct Focused Edits
  • Juggle Nouns & Pronouns
  • Determining Nouns v. Pronouns
  • Choosing Adjectives
  • Choose the Best Adjectives
  • A Second Interaction

About this Video

One characteristic of “good writing” is the accurate application of grammar and conventions in a first draft. Unfortunately, many students who can correct sentences in workbooks and pass online quizzes can’t apply appropriate conventions within their own writing. The secret to skill transfer is to avoid teaching grammar solely in isolation.

Subscribers are able to view the full article and accompanying videos.

Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline15 Minutes

  • Conventions Instruction
  • Prepare Mentor Text Examples
  • Make Room to 'Try It'
  • Conduct Focused Edits
  • Juggle Nouns & Pronouns
  • Determining Nouns v. Pronouns
  • Choosing Adjectives
  • Choose the Best Adjectives
  • A Second Interaction