Lessons for Slang

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  • Rhyming Slang - … , 10.12 Learning aims Understand the term 'slang' Increase knowledge of Cockney Rhyming slang Collect, define and compose own rhyming words and … . Ask the class what they think 'slang' is? Slang is informal language (as opposed to standard English) Slang, like other types of language … time Some words, which were originally slang, are now part of standard English Cockney Rhyming slang is said to have developed from …
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  • Slang - … 2004, 14.09 Learning aims Understand the term 'slang' Increase knowledge of slang Compose own rhyming words and phrases Introduction Read through … Ask the class what they think 'slang' is? Slang is informal language (as opposed to standard English) Slang, like other types of language … definitions. Extension activity Students come up with their own rhyming slang for people, places and things. Plenary Recap on the origins …
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  • How Much Slang Do You Use? What Are Your Favorite (Printable) Words? - … > Have you ever used Urban Dictionary, the crowdsourced collection of slang words that, according to a front-page New York Times … fluid source of definitions: Urban Dictionary, a crowdsourced collection of slang words on the Internet. The online site, created by a … latest slang do you tend to adopt? Why? What are your favorite (printable) slang terms? Why? Teachers: Our lesson plan OMG!!! Exploring Slang
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  • Old English - … . Ask the class what they think 'slang' is? Slang is informal language (as opposed to standard English) Slang, like other types of language, changes over time Some words, which were originally slang, are now part of standard English Main activity Display the … definitions. Extension activity Students come up with their own rhyming slang for people, places and things. Plenary Recap on the origins …
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  • What is Folklore? - … MATERIALS A Story in Harlem Slang – Reading (divided into five parts, one section per group) Harlem Slang Glossary – Student Page What is … Discussion 1. Translation A Story in 2. Group Storytelling Harlem Slang 3. Folklore: A Definition 4. Choose One: Folklore Examples 5 … language. 2. Translation – Tell students to bring out their Harlem Slang Glossary from last night’s homework. Distribute a section of …
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  • The Civil War Era - … the difference in slang by creating a poster using Civil War slang. Compare the language to today's slang. IBM Corporation Page 1 … not too played out, skedaddle over to the "Civil War Slang" Web site at http://genie.esu10.k12.ne.us/~dmahalek/Slang.html for a top rail #1 lesson on Civil War … wording and the Civil War era slang. Compare slang during the Civil War to today's slang. How many comparisons can you create …
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  • What's the Scoop on Slang? - … article about a sports event using slang (jargon) which is based on the special jargon (slang) that sportswriters have developed for writing … and providing newspapers for students to look for examples of slang(jargon) in sports articles. Students keep a list, noting where … sports event in a paragraph or two using examples of slang(jargon) found in articles. 6. Teacher scores news articles using …
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  • Louisiana Voices Unit V Lesson 2 Language and Dialect - … Urban Legends groups share dialects, special "insider" terms, phrases, and slang unique to them. Lesson 5: First Meeting of the Indians … . Anticipation Guide Language and Dialects 2. Interviews or surveys of slang 3. Database or charts of results of interviews Summative 1 … in 8th grade. 5. Students can categorize findings to identify slang terms that more than one generation share, differences among males …
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  • Folk Tradition in the Blues - … discussed in class. Extensions Additional Exercise Ask students about the slang they use. List these terms on the board. Talk about … sexual prowess Conclude by explaining how African American slang functions similarly to students' own slang as both a source of aesthetic pleasure … . Major, Clarence. Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang. Penguin, 1994. Murray, Albert. Stomping the Blues. New York: Da …
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  • Lifestyles of Civil War - … copies of "Internet Activity" handout. . Make copies of ' 'Civil War Slang" handout. . Make copies student rubric checklist. List of Activities/Tasks … again. 2. Give students the handout for their Civil War Slang activity. Type http://www.nps.gov/gett/gettkidz/soldslang.htm 3. Students will review all of the slang words and their definitions listed on the web site. 4 … ending. This story will consist of as many Civil War slang terms as possible. 5. Students will use Microsoft Word to …
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