Writer’s Journal: Grammar All Around Us!
Project Completion Date: On-going
complete by end of term.INTRODUCTION
This whole-class project will provide a space where we can each share our growing awareness of the relationships between grammar and writing that we see in our daily lives. The materials thatwe generate individually and collectively may or may not have direct relevance for our writtenprojects.However, our abilities individually and collectively to see how people actually use grammar toaccomplish a real rhetorical purpose in daily life will have a significant positive effect on whatwe write in this class and the help we can offer each other in the writing process.
The purpose of this project is to expose grammatical uses (both correct and incorrect) or grammarthat is significant to you for whatever reason. Each example should
through all the wonders of electronic technologies
either provide the “original” sour
ces you are writing about, or a brief summary of it. Where applicable, please reference your grammar handbook if you feel you areidentifying a correct/incorrect grammatical use and provide the relevant information from yourhandbook.
Your examples can come from the Internet, print material, bumper stickers,advertisements
pretty much anywhere. Please consider the appropriateness of material as you choose what to use an example. Below are a few examples of what youmight consider using: