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What Research Tells Us About Teaching Grammar
Voices from the Middle
  • Michael W. Smith
  • Jeff Wilhelm, Boise State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-2006
Abstract
The authors offer research studies and other documented evidence that teaching grammar without a meaningful context does not improve student writing, largely because that approach does not address the root causes of errors. Several resources that support this position and offer more productive strategies are summarized, including the authors’ forthcoming book.
Citation Information
Michael W. Smith and Jeff Wilhelm. "What Research Tells Us About Teaching Grammar" Voices from the Middle (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jeffrey_wilhelm/11/