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Melanie McLeod
Explicit Modeling
Sat Oct 24, 2015 12:39


I agree that modeling is the key to successful grammar/writing instruction. While students hear their teacher think about what he/she wants to write, then verbalizing what must be written, and finally placing those words on paper, most students internalize the process of writing and incorporate correct grammar usage while writing. Some students try to mimic their teacher's writing style and the process becomes more comfortable for them to produce.

  • Teachable moments - Regina, Thu Oct 22 21:51
    Haley, I agree that the teacher thinking out loud while modeling their own writing can be a great opportunity to incorporate grammar. I model my own writing in my writer's notebook and there are so... more
    • Explicit Modeling - Melanie McLeod, Sat Oct 24 12:39
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