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Bringing Grammar To Life

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How can you bring grammar to life for your students? By using everyday sources and an integrated approach in your classroom.

In Bringing Grammar to Life, Deborah Dean offers concrete examples and sample classroom dialogue that shows what it means to integrate grammar into the content of a class. Chapter 1 sets the stage for this approach and explains the five aspects of gr

Paperback, 184 pages
Published October 25th 2007 by Intl Reading Assn
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I don't remember why I bought this book. I think I just wanted to learn a new approach to grammar. (I actually bought several writing/grammar books this summer.)

I'm planning on re-reading this book someday, but this time with a highlighter! There's soooo much information and I want to steal soooo many lessons. The majority of lessons are intended for high schoolers (that's the author's area of expertise) but there are several lessons for middle school.

I liked the conversations she created to des
This book is really interesting for future or current English teachers. It has lots of great, fun ideas for teaching grammar in a secondary classroom. I'm studying to become an English teacher and this will be helpful, but sometimes it gets a little repetitive. But it's still a pretty good book with really interesting insight.

Recommended for; people who are or are trying to become English teachers.
Over half way done and now to my dismay I realized I left the book on one of my many buses in Thailand. All of my annotations are gone :(

I just got a new copy for Christmas. Yay! Now I can finally finish.
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