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Errors vs. Rhetorical Devices

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Is there a difference between writing errors and employing rhetorical devices? This presentation argues that there is a difference, but it might be a finer point than one would think. Addressing double entendre, oxymorons, and parody,...
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Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they...
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100 Great English Oxymorons - Phrases That Contradict Themselves!

For Students 6th - 8th
For this oxymoron worksheet, middle schoolers test their vocabulary skills by reading and identifying the contradiction in each of the given phrases.
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For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this vocabulary instructional activity, students read 100 English oxymorons. They include "absolutely unsure" and "hone hundred and ten percent."
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For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the use of oxymorons in everyday speech and writing. In small groups, 12th graders develop a list of common oxymorons they have heard or read to present to the class, and search the Internet for additional oxymorons.