Euphemism Teacher Resources

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What Is a Euphemism?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this euphemism worksheet, students study about this writing convention. Students guess what 5 euphemisms mean, then complete some writing and evaluating questions about euphemisms.
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Literary Terms

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Seriously, 93 slides of literary terms? Yes, and well worth the time, although perhaps not all at once. The beauty here is in the concise, easy-to-understand definitions for such well-known terms as imagery and personification, as well...
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Visual Puns - Paper Mache Sculpture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the pop art movement and create a sculpture in the pop art style based on a visual pun, or play on words. The scholar's work may use humor, allegory, metaphor, or be in the form of a parody. Visual examples are provided, and some...
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The Language of Deception

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine how to distinguish between different uses of language. They explore the difference between the cognitive meaning and the emotional meanings of a word. Each student evaluates the effects of euphemism in altering the...
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Literary Terms Quiz

For Students 7th - 10th
Use this literary terms quiz as either a pre-test or summative assessment! Twenty-six questions test your middle and high schooler's knowledge of different literary terms like protagonist, allusion, irony, metaphor, and motif. It's a...
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Novel Lesson for The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lois Lowry's The Giver is one of the most engaging and thought-provoking works of literature in the middle school curriculum. Round out your novel unit with a collection of reading activities, comprehension questions, memoir and journal...
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A & An

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Challenge your ESL students with this handout on articles. They choose "a" or "an" to complete several common nouns, as such "field," "hospital," and "uncle." This worksheet would be a good class activity or quiz.
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterly's Lover. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Reading Comprehension: "Wild"

For Students 7th - 9th
Develop reading skills in your middle school classroom with this short reading passage. Consider assigning your class a reading strategy to practice as they read the selection. Ten reading comprehension and vocabulary-in-context...
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Grade A: The Market for a Yale Woman's Eggs by Jessica Cohen

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What would it be like to sell your eggs to a couple who can't have children on their own? Could you even imagine it? As most of us have never been in this position, this descriptive essay is really quite interesting. The reading itself...
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Vocabulary - Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 5

For Teachers 10th Standards
If you've ever wished you could respond to an author's message, a lesson that connects three poems with the same concept will appeal to you. Based on the first few lessons' focus on Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepard to His...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members continue their analysis of Letters to a Young Poet, paying particular attention to how Rilke uses metaphor to develop his ideas about the source of inspiration.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th Standards
Guided by the provided questions, readers of David Mitchell's "Hangman" examine the figurative language the author uses to develop the constant struggle in the relationship between Jason and Hangman.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members watch the clip of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet in which Benvolio persuades Romeo to go with him to the Capulet ball to see Rosaline. Pairs then examine act 1, scene 3, lines 64–100 and consider how Shakespeare develops...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members listen to a masterful reading of act 1, scene 1, lines 203-236 of Romeo and Juliet, and then break into groups to examine how Shakespeare uses figurative language to develop Romeo's idealized concept of beauty.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members continue their study of Romeo and Juliet by watching scenes from Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and then examining the figurative language Shakespeare uses in act 1, scene 5, lines 92–109, when Romeo and Juliet meet at the...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
The study of Romeo and Juliet continues as pairs use the provided summary tool worksheet to record evidence of how Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to heighten the tension in Juliet's soliloquy in act 3, scene 2, lines 1–31. 
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Continue analyzing literature using textual evidence with a lesson focused on "I Felt A Funeral, in my Brain" by Emily Dickinson. Ninth graders bring their annotation skills and knowledge of figurative language from the previous...
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Advanced Rhetorical Terms PPT

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
A 24-slide presentation that covers advanced literary terms such as asyndeton, anaphora, chiasmus, and litotes. With 10 terms covered in all, the slides of this presentation alternate between term definition and example. While the...
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Persuasion Through Rhetoric: Common Devices and Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Context, purpose, and thesis, the three elements of rhetoric, are highlighted in a presentation about persuasive discourse. Designed to accompany a high school or college-level lecture, the resource does provide the necessary basic...
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The Declaration Versus The Communist Manifesto

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders put their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution to the test when they are asked to mark which of several statements are from either the Constitution or the Communist Manifesto. A class discussion follows. Use this resource as...
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Eng 312: Midsemester Exam

For Teachers Higher Ed
Using the text Language Awareness by Eschholz, Rosa and Clark, as well as previous lectures from the class, this slideshow presents students with a midterm addressing key terms and concepts. While teachers might have a hard time using...
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Eng 312: Final Exam

For Teachers Higher Ed
When paired with other powerpoints by Don L.F. Nilsen, this final exam covers topics addressed throughout previous lectures (slide 14 specifies which lectures should be reviewed). Teachers could use this presentation to craft their own...

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