Essential QuestionHow important is grammar usage ineducation? In the “real world?” It is important for students to understand thesubtleties of language to know how aparticular turn of phrase can connote toaudiences a host of unstated points, and to beaware that their writing is going to bejudged as a reflection of their intelligenceand ability in (ECA) and out of school.
SWBAT:use prior knowledge and experiences to examine common errors in grammarcreate digital informational graphic recognizing a common usage problem in grammarreflect on new learning through exit ticket (virtual bulletin board)
Standards & Objectives10.4.1. - Organization and Focus: Discuss ideas for writing with classmates, teachers, and other writers and develop drafts alone and collaboratively.Standard Text: 11-12.SL.5. - Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.NETS: Technology MatrixCommunication and CollaborationStudents use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
Grammar Reminders via InfographicsWhy are we doing this?Youre learning to avoid the error in theprocess of laughing at poor execution ofgrammar.
IdentifyThink About…Whether we like it or not, powerful people makevalue judgments about other people’s intelligencebased on language use. Young writers andspeakers must learn that the forms of languagethey choose will be judged, sometimes harshly, bytheir audiences, and their ability to appearintelligent will be affected by their audiences’opinions of their language choices. Kenneth Lindblom and Patricia A. Dunn
IdentifyTwo Grammar Articles“Is Bad Grammar Ruining Your Love Life?”“ I Wont Hire People Who Use PoorGrammar. Heres Why.”
I DOLet’s Look at Some NEW Real Life Examples of Common Grammar/Usage Mistakes