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It’s Not Just Error

posted: 9.25.06 by Barclay Barrios

Have students identify what they feel is their strongest statement/sentence in the paper. Then have them write about the sentence using the handbook and its terms. For example, “My sentence uses two clauses, both with active verbs…” The goal is to have students see how grammar is not just about being “wrong” but is an active force in helping them make strong sentences, better papers, and better grades.

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