Developing Writing in Students with Specific Learning Differences

WHAT IS SENTENCE DIAGRAMMING?

 This workshop aims to help parents and teachers acquire strategies to support the development of writing skills in their primary school-going SpLD learners. One such strategy is using a system of diagramming to visualize the structure of a sentence. 

WHAT IS SENTENCE DIAGRAMMING?


Visually arranging the components of sentence structure and different parts of speech 

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>WHY SENTENCE DIAGRAMMING?

 
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The multi-sensory nature of it helps learners to visualize the structure of the sentence as they are working with something more concrete. 

HOW DOES SENTENCE

 
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DIAGRAMMING HELP IN WRITING? 

Instruction moves from barebone sentences through five kinds of paragraph development taught in sequential order.

TRANSFER LEARNING BY GETTING STUDENTS TO EXPAND SHORT STORIES

1.Begin by asking your learners to write a simple story with 4 Subject Predicate sentences. (e.g. Sam ran. He screamed. He jumped. He fell.) 2.Add predicate expanders, subject describers to the sentences. 3.Read and edit the completed short story. 

TRY DIAGRAMMING THIS SENTENCE !

 

(Credit: Projectread) The kitten sleeps on the sofa. 

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SENTENCE DIAGRAMMING OR LEARN OTHER STRATEGIES FOR WRITING, ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP!