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ESL 924, Grammar/Writing IV: This class provides excellent opportunities to integrate grammar and writing while focusing on one or the other of the skills. One method I have used to effectively integrate the skills is to build grammar exercises around the students' work. Therefore, after an assignment, I highlight a common problem, present the errors to the students and then do some explicit instruction on the topic, with short practice opportunities. For example, I recently projected student errors in parallel structure, which is attached. After utilizing the explanations in the text, I directed them to some on-line exercises I posted on the website. 

To focus the students' attention on appropriate paragraph or essay structure, I have developed rubrics for specific assignments. I am attaching two of these. 

Finally, to prepare students for ESL 400 and ENG 100, I guide the students to post assignments into turnitin.com. I am linking to a page explaining the process, with a Jing presentation. 
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Jeanne Gross,
Sep 26, 2010, 1:04 PM
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Jeanne Gross,
Sep 26, 2010, 1:03 PM
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Jeanne Gross,
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