Analyzing Text Structure: “Teen Slang: What’s, Like, So Wrong with Like?”

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  completing Teen Slang: What’s, Like, So Wrong with Like? readers complete a structure anchor chart and record the purpose of the text.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a class debate about using slang and its appropriateness
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson seven of 10 in Grade 7 ELA Module 2b, Unit 1
  • Complete lessons in order
Pros
  • Lists vocabulary to teach along with the lesson to increase comprehension
  • Offers teaching notes and tips for instruction
Cons
  • None
Common Core