ERIC Number: ED030632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Dimensions of Dialect.
Evertts, Eldonna L., Ed.
This collection of articles discusses social dialects, the problems that dialects cause the disadvantaged, and how these problems can be overcome in curriculum planning and classroom practice. Articles are (1) "English: New Dimensions and New Demands" by Muriel Crosby, (2) "A Checklist of Significant Features for Discriminating Social Dialects" by Raven I. McDavid, Jr., (3) "Poverty, Early Language Deprivation, and Learning Ability" by F. Elizabeth Metz, (4) "A Head Start in Language" by Rose Mukerji and Helen F. Robison, (5) "Understanding the Language of the Culturally Disadvantaged Child" by Eddie G. Ponder, (6) "Vocabulary Deprivation of the Underprivileged Child" by Edgar Dale, (7) "Dialect Barriers to Reading Comprehension" by Kenneth S. Goodman, (8) "Using Poetry to Help Educationally Deprived Children Learn Inductively" by June Byers, (9) "Talk Written Down" by Lila Sheppard, (10) "Teaching Language and Reading to Disadvantaged Negro Children" by Allison Davis, (11) "Teaching English to Indian Children" by Hildegard Thompson, and (12) "Annotated Bibliography of Books for Elementary Children in English and Foreign Language Editions" by Eldonna L. Evertts. (DL)
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Curriculum Development, Dialects, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Language, Nonstandard Dialects, Reading Instruction, Social Dialects, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of English, 508 S. Sixth St., Champaign, Ill. 61820 (Stock No. 24903, HC $1.25)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.