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Video is 55 minutes long, but well worth viewing, with lots of tips for teaching. Maryellen Moreau explains the Story Grammar Marker icons using Braidy the StoryBraid, along with Cindy Milner of Pathways for Parents. Clicking on the video will open another browser window to watch on YouTube.
Over the weekend I noticed comments on the official SGM® Facebook page about the relationship between the SGM® and the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA). Thanks to Sarah and Ellen for your input. — Maryellen
In general, The Story Grammar Marker®, now 25 years old, has its evidence in the research on narrative development in the disciplines of psychology, language and reading comprehension and is the foundation of discourse level oral language. Discourse is conversation, narration and information. Narrative discourse, or story-telling, begins long before the child enters school or is beginning to read. It has its roots in oral language development...