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Is Grammar still taught in school?

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m-avi

Asked by m-avi at 10:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • I used to think so, but now not so sure.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:40 AM on Jun. 17, 2013

  • If the trolls here are any indicator, NO.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 10:22 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • Umm how did you do that? LOL
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 10:17 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • I don't think they focus on grammar or spelling as much anymore. Of course, most classrooms have ipads now. I had blackboards and chalk. Things sure have changed.
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 10:18 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • They're still publishing grammar textbooks. That much I know, but if anybody ever studies the books is a good question.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 10:20 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • Ok now I'm going to have to an upside down fb status. :D
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 10:34 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • ugh-I can't read the last word! Anyway, from what I gathered up to that point, I can tell you that it is, but it's an uphill battle sometimes! :p
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 10:31 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • People have gotten too used to the quick txt used for texting and IM's. It' as if Grammar is a lost art, like writing in cursive.
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:35 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • i subbed 3rd grade last year and they had a grammar lesson...but it was pretty basic stuff (noun, verb, conjunctions etc). thanks to moving around so much as a kid i never learned how to diagram sentences. i have no clue what a past participle is and i had a really hard time when one of my professors was a stickler for using passive word tense. and honestly, it hasnt done me no harm no hows...me grammer are da bomb yo!

    they dont teach cursive anymore tho (at least not here). but it seems the kids still pick it up from somewhere cause the middle school kids can still read & write it.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 11:16 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

  • m-avi

    Comment by m-avi (original poster) at 10:18 PM on Jun. 16, 2013

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