Practical Grammar Applications: Finding the Missing Link

Jill Gilson, Luxemburg-Casco High School, jgilson @

Abstract. Gilson explains her students’ journey from worksheets and grammar exercises to daily oral language sentences and to the ultimate goal of dissecting their own writing. Her simple suggestions of how to engage more students with a tactile strategy and by incorporating color-coded highlighting have helped visual learners “see” what elements make up their writing.

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