ERIC Number: EJ622805
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Acknowledging the Language of African American Students: Instructional Strategies.
English Journal, v90 n4 p54-59 Mar 2001
Describes the Linguistic Affirmation Program (LAP), a comprehensive nonstandard language awareness program for students not proficient in Standard American English, that facilitates the acquisition of Standard American English without devaluing students' home language and culture. Notes its six research-based critical instructional approaches. Outlines four linguistic schools of thought regarding nonstandard language forms. Notes classroom applications for success in the LAP. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: And Language for All.