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Beyond the wonderful mixture of samples, Noden varies his descriptions and analyses. Sara rated it liked it Jan 17, Katherine Nodn rated it really liked it Jul 02, Books by Harry R.

The first five chapters identify numerous vivid writing techniques, and Noden analyzes their effects on the reader. In pres For decades, scholars have urged teachers to integrate grammar and writing, yet few have provided teachers with enough strategies and materials to do so. Each chapter ends with five to eight activities that help students apply “new brush strokes” to their writing and to understand and appreciate various writing styles.


It helps me not only as a writer but also as a teacher. These activities vary from writing descriptive paragraphs and poetry to discussing reactions to popular and classical literature. For decades, scholars have urged teachers to integrate grammar and writing, yet few have provided teachers with enough strategies and materials to do so. The last four chapters move beyond the sentence and paragraph level.

What a great treasure! Pop it into your computer, and you will have quick access to stimulating photos and artwork that will inspire student writing.

Student samples dominate the book. Grammar is the secret muse of all expression, the portrait painter of life’s emotions.

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As this book shows us, the effect can moden first. Ingalls finds that Noden, by expanding the relationship between parts of speech and writing and by providing vivid writing samples and creative writing exercises, helps us break out of our limited view of grammar.

Really helpful as I prepare to teach my first semester long “Style Workshop” Lab for my developmental writers. For example, first nodden your students write a one— or two-page action story.

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I’m excited to see what this text has to offer. It allows us to feel the touch of a lover’s hand on a bridge in Madison County and hear the cracking voice of the oldest living confederate widow.

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Leeann rated it liked it Nov 11, Jul 02, Micki rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 18, Kelli Perkins rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages. Mar 29, Npden rated it it was amazing. Stephanie rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Brandy rated it really liked it Jun 16, I mean, I liked it, but what I really like are the books where it’s immediately evident to me how I can apply the ideas.


It is quite interesting. While I found myself essentially agreeing with Noden, and while I found some interesting ideas in this book, I just couldn’t get into Image Grammar.

Myles Curtis rated it it was amazing Jul 19, In time, I expect to use parts of each of these chapters. This book comes with a companion CD containing more than sixty complete lesson strategies and one hundred illustrative examples-all of which are ready for use at the push of a button. Kelly Gingras rated it liked it Sep 15, Noden provides excellent examples throughout his book.

Download ” Image Grammar: Christinia rated it it was amazing Jul 21, The basic purpose of the book is to show how a writer uses grammatical structures like an artist uses a paint palette. May 24, Cathy rated it it was amazing. Ashley Williams rated it liked it Apr 13, This essential principle of physics underlies our perceptions of the world and our lives.