Grammar Rants

Grammar Rants rant rant n 1 Violent or extravagant speech or writing 2 A speech or piece of writing that incites anger or violence.The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language grammar rant gramm r rant n 1 A writer s or speaker s view that language is deteriorating, and with it, the world, the people in it, and their morals.Patricia A Dunn and Ken Lindblom Is bad grammar not just wrong but morally wrong Do comma splices and dangling participles signal a spiritual decline among our youth Does a double negative signal the end of civilization as we know it How outraged should we be at errors of punctuation, syntax, diction, and just plain clumsy phrasing Patricia A Dunn and Ken Lindblom take on the world of grammar ranters, showing you how to take your students on a backstage tour of the ranters claims and denunciations, and their outraged complaints about other people s language Offering multiple examples and insights about a wide range of grammar rants, they focus on grammar and morality grammar and intelligence spelling, texting, splices, fragments, and other grammar traps Each chapter includes actual rants along with extensive editorial commentary, instructional activities, and classroom lessons that will energize student discussion and educate students about language and correctness, about what it really means to be a good writer.Using Grammar Rants in writing classes will teach students the conventions of different genres raise students awareness of real world grammatical issues strengthen students textual analysis and critical thinking skills break that link between error and evil Grammar Rants provides the background teachers need to speak with authority about punctuation, correctness, and other hot button issues Its practical activities, handouts, and lessons will promote savvy writing by empowering teachers and students to see for themselves how best to raise the quality of their written and spoken language without resorting to ranting. Free Download eBook Grammar Rants by Patricia A. Dunn – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 134 pages
  • Grammar Rants
  • Patricia A. Dunn
  • English
  • 08 April 2018
  • 0867096055

10 thoughts on “Grammar Rants

  1. says:

    Love the lessons at the end of each chapter I feel it will be a good way to teach grammar without skill and drill

  2. says:

    The book extends a solid idea Dunn and Lindblom explained in an article several years ago In this fleshed out version, they provide lots of examples of rants, annotated versions of them, and lesson plans for how to have students use them to learnabout language grammar The authors perspective is a descriptive one, but they don t advocate that teachers lower standards or ignore grammar Instead, they make a valid point by paying attention to what language issues matter to people, stude The book extends a solid idea Dunn and Lindblom explained in an article several years ago In this fleshed out version, they provide lots of examples of rants, annotated versions of them, and lesso...

  3. says:

    Some interesting lesson plans shared I wanted a little bitout of a professional text.

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