TITLE

Making Meaning with Grammar: A Repertoire of Possibilities

AUTHOR(S)
Myhill, Debra; Lines, Helen; Watson, Annabel
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
English in Australia (0155-2147);2012, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Making Meaning with Grammar: A Repertoire of Possibilities," by Debra Mayhill, Helen Lines, and Annabel Watson, which appeared in "Metaphor" issue 4 in 2011. It presents a study which examines the effectiveness of embedded grammar teaching in the developing writing skills of young writers. The authors highlight the value of using grammar to help young writers and the challenge in sentence-building with the problem centred on the use of terminology.
ACCESSION #
85222388

 

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