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Unformatted text preview: In 1985 National Council of Teachers of English called diagramming drills “a deterrent to the improvement of students’ speaking and writing.” Trend toward whole language Council argued that students learn grammar best: in the context of reading and writing 05/13/09 3 Traditional Sentence Diagramming In 1982 professor here at Penn State published Understanding English Grammar Championed diagramming to help students __________ sentences Many students are visual learners; diagramming helps them State standards and No Child Left Behind have brought back basics Book has gone into 7 th edition...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENGL 100 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.
- Spring '08