Category Archives: Grammar

How to Integrate Grammar Instruction into Shared Reading or Close Reading (for K-2)

How to Integrate Grammar Instruction into Shared Reading or Close Reading (for K-2)

Want to provide the absolute best grammar instruction for your students? Connect it with your reading (and writing) instruction! Research shows that teaching grammar in the context of reading and writing is MUCH more effective than worksheets, editing drills, and isolated practice. We want our students to see grammar and conventions used correctly in real…Continue Reading

Best Practices for Teaching Grammar in K-2

Best Practices for Teaching Grammar in K-2

When you think about your own experiences with learning grammar, what comes to mind? As a student, I remember diagramming sentences…using a musty old grammar book with yellowed pages….exercises that put me to sleep…and generally disliking grammar altogether. Can you relate? As a teacher, I’d never want my own students to have the same experience.…Continue Reading