Grammar for Writing: Evaluation report and executive summary

Louise Tracey (Lead / Corresponding author), Jan Boehnke, Louise Elliott, Kate Thorley, Claudine Bowyer-Crane, Sarah Ellison

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    Abstract

    Grammar for Writing is a way of teaching writing designed to help pupils to understand how linguistic structures convey meaning, rather than teaching grammatical rules in the abstract. The teaching of the grammar is therefore explicit, but embedded in the context of teaching about writing genres (e.g. narrative and persuasive writing). The aim is to improve pupils’ “metalinguistic awareness” – their understanding of the language choices they make when they write. This study builds on a previous evaluation of Grammar for Writing funded by the EEF.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherEducation Endowment Foundation
    Number of pages204
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

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    Tracey, L., Boehnke, J., Elliott, L., Thorley, K., Bowyer-Crane, C., & Ellison, S. (2019). Grammar for Writing: Evaluation report and executive summary . Education Endowment Foundation.