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Major Regional Dialects

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What does your dialect sound like? Examine variation in English as it relates to geographic regions with your class. They recognize some of the major differences between regional dialects and determine that everyone speaks a dialect....
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Phonetics: The Study of Speech Sounds

For Teachers Higher Ed
A beginning study of linguistics will include phonetics and the way sound is made. Show your class these great slides with pictures and examples of consonants, vowels, and blends. Placement of the tongue, lips, etc. are displayed to give...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language

For Teachers 4th Standards
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
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What Makes this Sound?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Check out this video to learn about some tricky phonemes. It shows the similarities between the /f/, /ph/, /gh/, and /ff/ sounds. After watching this video, ask your class to share different words using each different phoneme.
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Learning Korean

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn some basic words and phrases in Korean from this informative video. Students share various Korean phrases, as well as its English translation.
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Poems: calligrams

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Have fun with shape poems! First and second graders write calligrams that add to the meaning of their poems. Great for your poetry unit or if you want to combine poetry and art lessons. 
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History of the English Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How was the English language formed? Before reading The Hobbit, glance back and trace the development of the English language with your class. Maps and bulleted lists help learners understand the influences that created Old English. 
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Exploring Gullah Culture...Through Language and Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the culture of the ancient Gullah people. As a class, they practice saying and writing the days of the week and numbers in Gullah. They are read a Gullah folktale and put the events of the story into the correct...
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The Amazing World of Dictionaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use this resource to discuss various ways to dictionaries can be used. What a terrific presentation to display when exploring how dictionaries are used to define words, check spellings, identify parts of speech, and more. The PowerPoint...
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Language and Dialect

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Practice listening skills while studying oral story tellers from different parts of Louisiana. Consider the regional dialects and insider language of folk groups with your class. Identify language as part of folk life and recognize that...
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Linguistic Diversity. Languages in Canada - Elementary

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a language mosaic to reveal the linguistic diversity in your community. Pupils interview a person with a home language other than English and contribute to a bulletin board display representing the variety of languages spoken. The...
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Choosing an Exceptional Excerpt

For Students 7th - 10th
How do you pick the best excerpt from your novel to submit to a publication? Follow the concise directions on a two-page activity to learn how to select a great excerpt.  Directions detail how to connect to the NaNoWriMo website and its...
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The Influence of Hip Hop

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students consider the influence of Hip Hop on their own language use and various segments of American society; they reflect on and demonstrate their knowledge of Hip Hop vocabulary and its use.
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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The Language of Algebra

For Students 8th
In this language of algebra worksheet, 8th graders solve and complete 6 different problems that include using different terminology to illustrate algebraic problems. First, they match the pictures on the right with the correct algebraic...
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Shakespeare's Othello and the Power of Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze Iago's rhetoric in specific monologues and dialogues with other characters, examine what Iago says and how he says it, define some basic rhetorical terms, and discover the sometimes dangerous power of language.
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Fluency Activities for Lower Levels

For Teachers K - 3rd
Readers participate in activities designed to increase their fluency with language. They collaborate in small groups to complete stem sentences about themselves. They write facts about themselves and answer questions asked by the other...
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Verbs - Present, Past and Continuous Tense

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice the use of present and past tense verbs in sentences. Learners identify the correct verb for use in each of the provided examples. They have to decide which word, such as read or reads, would correctly finish the sentence. It is...
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Mexico: Culture, Language, and History

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Study the culture, language, and history of Mexico in this collection of lessons. Create maps of Mexico's geography, study Spanish language phrases, and create a fiesta, along with a Mexican Marketplace scene.
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Verb Forms

For Students 5th - 8th
Targeting some commonly misused verbs, this activity could help students avoid language-related errors. While just a short review of verbs, it could be a way to introduce the importance of proper word usage.
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Chapter 12 Writing: the ABCs of Language

For Teachers Higher Ed
Providing a thorough presentation on the art of written language (and not just English), this slideshow will open your students' eyes to the sociological and linguistic issues surrounding writing systems, both modern and historical. The...
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"Some Excellent Dumb Discourse:" Caliban as native American

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Explore The Tempest and how language and power are intertwined in the play. Through a series of questions (provided) and an intense activity that has groups translate Caliban's speech into American Sign Language, learners recognize...
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Civil War Slang

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the language of the Civil War time period. In this Civil War activity, students work in groups to research the meanings of Civil War slang.
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Parts of Speech Staircase

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students are introduced to the various parts of speech. Using construction paper, they make their own parts of speech staircase and use markers to write the different parts of speech on different flaps. To end the lesson, they write the...