Type:

Article/Essay, Other

Description:

This article shows how to affirm and draw on the dialect diversity of students to foster the learning of Standard English. Based on insights from applied linguistics, an elementary teacher and university professor show that when African American students write '' My goldfish name is Scaley'' or '' I have two dog and two cat,'' they are not making mistakes in Standard English.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Pre-K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

K to 8 | Support Text,Research Study, dialect

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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