A Picture of Language: The Fading Art Of Diagramming Sentences,by Juana Summers is an article that discusses a practice of the English Language that was dropped from most learning communities a long time ago, rarely being used today. The purpose of this Practice was to help children who are developing English Language skills, Better organize their sentences and writing so they have a better perspective of using nouns, pronouns, and verbs into meaningful sentences. The Practice originates in Brooklyn, an idea that was proposed by two professors who worked at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. It was popular for about 50 or 60 years, Spreading throughout America, but soon after died our come the 1960’s. Now a days, if students tried to learn the English Language through this practice, it would be come to frustrating and confusing for them to understand in today’s learning society.

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