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Introduce a lesson on Civil War slang to your class of fresh fish. After looking at pictures from the Civil War and examining the list of slang terms, young historians write a letter to a family member as if they are a Union soldier or a...
A four-part activity challenges scholars' knowledge of American, Australian, and British slang. Learners use context clues to decide which country a slang word is from, complete sentences, decipher a conversation, and answer questions.
Tenth graders define the term slang, explaining its various social, historical, and racial contexts, so as to articulate when it can be appropriately used as a means of effective communication. They use their own personal slang lexicon,...
Slang, as an example of language change in action, is the focus of a short lesson that asks learners to contribute examples to a class list of terms that they use to separate themselves from other groups or adults. Consider expanding the...
Examine popular language and slang and how they have changed over the course of American history. Conduct Internet research, use an online interactive Colonial House website to translate 17th century language into 21st century language,...
What did you say? Class members read Teen Slang: What’s, Like, So Wrong with Like and make notes in the margin to determine the gist. They then analyze the text to identify claims made and the evidence to support the claims. After ...
Students identify the 1930's slang in the novel, Bud, Not Buddy. They compare it to modern slang and rewrite a section of the book using modern slang instead of 1930's slang.
Fourth graders study a decade in history through its slang. They analyze a slang dictionary from the 1920's and read a primary source letter making use of the slang. They decipher the language and compare and contrast 1920's language...
What is the difference between academic writing and conversational English? After discussing what academic writing should look like, give your learners this sheet to edit. There are 10 sentences provided that need editing. Editors will...
Bilateral suborbital hematoma? Call an audible? 404? Have fun with “the twittering or warbling of birds,” or as 14th century French speakers would say, have fun with “jargon.” Groups match specialized jargon with plain speech, decode...
Students inquire about slang language used during the Civil War. In this writing lesson, students recieve a handout of slang words used by soldiers. Students view pictures of Civil War to get a visual idea of what it was like to be at...
Language is a fluid and ever-changing entity! Take a week to cover the changing English expressions and slang as related to the word "wannabe." Go through vocabulary, spelling, worksheets, and quizzes on the topics with your class.
Words carry connotative baggage and some suitcases are bigger than others. Learners consult the Chambers School Dictionary to identify the formal, informal or slang words used in a series of exercises.
Students identify examples of slang in part of a vocabulary activity. In this vocabulary lesson, students identify school slang terms and discuss vocabulary stereotypes. Students complete an illustrated slang worksheet and 'the Slangman...
Students play a game in teams to understand and compete with idiom and slang terms. In this idioms and slang lesson plan, students learn English terms in slang and idioms.
In this slang quiz instructional activity, students read the example phrases containing shortened words used as slang. Students select the best answer to complete the 10 online exercises.
For this slang worksheet, students identify the slang word related to sports, and then select the best answer to complete the given sentence that defines the word. There are 10 exercises like this for students to complete.
Third graders study various common American slang terms. They create an original PowerPoint project illustrating their favorite slang terms. They present their PowerPoint project to the class, explaining each word and modeling the...
For this recognizing slang words online/interactive worksheet, students read sentences with descriptions or definitions in context and choose the slang words that begin with the letter p. Students match 7 answers.
In this recognizing slang expressions and phrases worksheet, students read statements with highlighted words and choose the q word or phrase that gives the meanings of those words. Students choose 4 answers and check them by clicking the...
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