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ERIC Number: EJ509773
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0735-1259
Dialects and Language Attitudes: Reclaiming Language and Literacy in the Writing Classroom.
Fox, Dana L.; Vogel, Mark
Journal of Teaching Writing, v13 n1-2 p55-74 1994
Argues that writing teachers must create an organic curriculum with the language of home and community at its core. Suggests that writing teachers help students examine language features, dialects, and language attitudes in their communities. Notes that such student inquiry influences class discussions and can reshape attitudes toward students' dialects and the language communities of others. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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