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Grammar is the secret muse of all expression, the portrait painter of life’s emotions. Pop it into your computer, and you will have quick access to stimulating photos and artwork that will inspire student writing.

Surprisingly engaging and fun to read. In pres For decades, scholars have urged teachers to integrate grammar and writing, yet few have provided teachers with enough strategies and materials to do so.

Harry Noden challenges the principle of cause and effect hrammar underlies the traditional view of grammar, which emphasizes that a student becomes an effective writer by first learning grammatical terms and structures. Preview — Image Grammar by Harry R.

It helps me not only as a writer but also as a teacher. Feb 08, Janice rated it it was noven Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Image Grammarplease sign up. Oct 18, Kelli Perkins rated it really liked it.


In his book Image GrammarHarry Noden expands the relationship between the parts of speech and writing. He does not deny the existence of the traditional principles: A great time-saver for English or writing teachers teaching in K schools.

Noden breaks down grammar instruction into useable slices and gives hundreds of ideas for classroom application. Beyond the wonderful mixture of samples, Noden varies his descriptions and analyses.

This book focuses more on grammar to improve style rather than conventions and “correctness.

Image Grammar, Second Edition : Teaching Grammar as Part of the Writing Process

Since thirteen-year-old students had written such excellent samples throughout the book, my students felt empowered to write better. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

There sometimes seem to be two extremes of grammar. In presenting this approach, Noden divides chapters into two sections: With this ground-breaking book, Harry Noden meets this need in a unique way. Oct 19, Ronni rated it it was ok Shelves: Christina rated it liked it Jul 13, I wanted to like it more than I did like it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Gabija Fischer rated it really liked it Aug 23, Ingalls finds that Noden, by expanding the relationship between parts of speech and writing and by providing vivid writing samples and creative writing exercises, helps us break out of our limited view of grammar.

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Dec 22, Lance Greenlee rated it liked brammar Shelves: While I found myself essentially agreeing with Noden, and while I found some interesting ideas in this book, I just couldn’t get into Image Grammar. Katherine Lewis rated it really liked it Jul 02, Each chapter ends with five to eight activities that help students apply “new brush strokes” to their writing and to understand grxmmar appreciate various writing styles. The first five chapters identify numerous vivid writing techniques, and Noden analyzes their effects on the reader.


It is quite interesting.

Image Grammar : Using Grammatical Structures to Teach Writing by Harry R. Noden

Noden analyzes the grammar of stories, essays, non-fiction, and revision. Student samples dominate the book. Brandy rated it really liked it Jun 16, Second, Harry Noden managed to break the “slowness of dark” surrounding the study of grammar. I found these samples especially helpful in encouraging my twelfth grade students to write “golden lines” that I posted on the classroom bulletin board. This past spring, I convinced my principal to buy one for each English teacher in our department before we left for our summer vacations.