The Mechanics of Writing Correct Sentences. Grammar and Usage. Brick by Brick.
Brian Thomas M.Ed.
Like a building rising brick by brick, writing unfolds one sentence at a time. The quality of sentences determines the quality of writing. Learners will engage in sentence-composing practice and begin to build better sentences.
US Grade 5 - 8
Like a building rising brick by brick, writing unfolds one sentence at a time. The quality of sentences largely determines the quality of writing. The goal of this class is to provide sentence-composing activities that help students build better sentences. Each lesson will begin with the grammar “rules” for that particular lesson, but the emphasis, and bulk of our time, will be spent practicing with real sentences. I will primarily seek to teach grammar in conjunction with everyday speech...
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
I have a B.A. in Literature (and credential to teach high school English) and have taught many English classes as part of the faculty at a community college.
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I love the learning process and making it exciting for everyone. I don’t think traditional public schools are a good fit for a lot of children- for a variety of reasons - and am excited to be part of an alternative. I have taught people of all...
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