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effect of a study of grammar on the writing of eighth-grade students

Nathan S. Blount

effect of a study of grammar on the writing of eighth-grade students

by Nathan S. Blount

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Published by Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning, University of Wisconsin in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Report writing -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nathan S. Blount, Wayne C. Fredrick, and Shelby L. Johnson. Report from the individually guided instruction in English language, composition, and literature project, Nathan S. Blount and Lester S. Golub, principal investigators.
    ContributionsFredrick, Wayne C., joint author., Johnson, Shelby L., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1059 .W478 no. 69
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 44 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5395681M
    LC Control Number72627582

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This study proposed (1) to verify that students of normal ability could learn structural and transformational grammar concepts presented in the format of linear programing, and (2) to test whether the students would apply the concepts in compositions so that their writing showed progress toward maturity.

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