Lessons for Slang

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  • Speak No Evil - … suggestions when necessary and to praise. 5. Introduce the terms slang, jargon, and colloquialism, which are usually found in informal language. Slang-consisting of new words, or old words used in new … of terms and have them practice identifying them as jargon, slang, or colloquial.Examples: Bummer, cool, cop out, hassle, hang-up …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
  • Formal or Informal? - … basic grammatical skills. 1. Begin talking to the class using slang. Yo dawgs, wuz up? It's time we did some … language as follows. Formal language is using standard English (not slang) and appropriate grammar when speaking or writing. Informal language is … times to use informal speech. You may choose to use slang or some inappropriate grammar. Informal language does not require standard …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • The Roar of the Twenties; The Crash of the Thirties 1920-1939 - … in the 1920 Press conference Social Climate and use of slang Role play Changing Life Styles Student generated slide presentation Factors … the historical periods we cover) Using a dictionary of 60+ slang terms from the 1920s, students groups of 4 will write two parallel skits, one with teens using at least 10 slang terms and the second, translating the first skit into a …
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  • Epals - … be offensive. Keep writing conversational in tone, but use minimal slang. Remember that your audience is still learning the English language … e-mails. I remembered to put full words, reduce my slang considerably and I didn't use contractions: instead of it … changed a lot. I didn't use "wanna" or any slang like I usually use in e-mails. I tried to …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Roaring Twenties - … relations (Ku Klux Klan resurgence, wide spread lynching) - Fashion (flappers) - Slang (see link below) - Media (radio usage greatly increases) - Music (Jazz … in the styles of the 1920's, use 1920's slang, and the music should be from the 1920's. Sources … Room: The 1920's The USA in the 1920's Slang of the 1920's 1920's Timeline The Roaring Twenties …
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  • IdahoPTV NTTI Lesson Plan: Amelia Earhart: Aviation Pioneer - … to take out a piece of paper and write down slang sayings that they hear today. Offer examples such as "fly … board. Ask the students if they know of any phrases / slang from the 1920s. Introduce the sayings on the list below … words that the students came up with for modern day slang. Background: If you have not covered the history of the …
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  • The Writing's on the Wall - … ," "Let's Play," "nines," and "Aks." What is slang? What kind of slang is used in your community? Create a dictionary for …
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  • Learning the Hard Way - … , gender, sexual orientation or racial groups are used in English slang (such as the sayings "I was gypped" or "I jewed him down.") List as many of these slang words and phrases as you can. Then, write an essay … how negative stereotypes about these groups are perpetuated by these slang terms. Interdisciplinary Connections: Civics- Write a short presentation on Communism …
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  • Formal vs Informal - … you are comfortable with: everyday language, including slang, used to show familiarity HOME What is slang? Informal words or expressions - words you … * used with people you are familiar with * everyday language, including slang (informal words or expressions you would use with your friends …
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  • Delivering a Persuasive Speech - … . Use good vocabulary. You may use some slang and personal references. You may use slang and personal references. Think of at least …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
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