The English Classroom

A GUIDE TO IMPROVING STUDENT LITERACY

Understanding sentence structure is an essential component of good writing. Below, I have detailed a variety of terminology relating to sentence structure for you to use with students. Sentence structure is generally pretty dry stuff; however, if students can write their own example of each sentence type they will be on their way to more …

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The Situation Students are beginning a novel study. The Solution When students start a novel study, they should practise a variety of skills that will frame how they approach the narrative itself. Below, I have outlined four central areas: previewing, summarising, prediction and identifying. The purpose of these areas is for student to practise a …

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