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Myhill, Debra; Jones, Susan; Lines, Helen – Language and Education, 2018
Whilst historically there has been a widespread consensus that teaching grammar has no impact on students' attainment in writing, more recent research suggests that where a functionally oriented approach to grammar is meaningfully embedded within the teaching of writing, significant improvements in writing can be secured. A recent study, using a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Quasiexperimental Design, Grammar
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Jones, Susan – Language and Education, 2014
Cognitive models of the writing process make a distinction between the functions of planning and translation: the first to generate ideas, the second to represent these ideas in written linguistic conventions. For many writers however, ideas do not always appear to precede the act of writing, rather they appear to be discovered through it. This…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Metacognition, Models, Writing Instruction