Teaching Grammar, Style & Writing

Peer Work in the Grammar Class

I often have students pair up or work in small groups (maximum four students) to get started with their homework or to review one another’s homework at the beginning of class. This seems very satisfying to students, perhaps because it addresses their curiosity about...

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Revising Writing in Grammar Class

Students need a stress-free zone for learning grammar, and the choice to revise a writing assignment gone bad (where the writer really didn’t initially understand the concept) is reassuring. Thus, during or after a class discussion, I encourage students to revise...

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