DGP Blogs — writing

Save the Diagrams: Why Students Need to Learn Sentence Diagramming

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Sentence diagramming is a graphic organizer that helps students make sense of sentence structure. Used as one of many analytical tools, it can greatly impact writing skills and even reading skills as well.

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Connecting Grammar and Writing through Focus and Annotation

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Teachers often ask how to help students make the connection between grammar and writing. When students truly understand grammar and sentence structure, this connection should happen naturally. But I also like to be intentional about it in my classroom. The primary way I do that is by using focus and annotation. Learn more in this video!

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