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Formal VS. Informal
Students each get a copy of the "Formal vs. Informal" task sheet. They read the sentences twice and students put a check mark in the appropriate column on the task sheet. Students explain orally why the form of address is formal or informal.
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8th Grade Reading Comprehension Success
Augment your eighth grade language arts curriculum with a thorough set of reading comprehension activities and assessments. Focusing on a variety of skills, including vocabulary in context, text structure, main idea, and author's style,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Formal versus Informal English Worksheet (W.6.1d)
Has your class been turning in formal work that is full of informal language? Teach your class about language registers to help avoid this issue. After reading a brief explanation, class members label each of the given sentences as...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Formal versus Informal English Worksheet
Yo, yo, yo, you gotta check this resource out, it totally assesses the differences between formal and informal English, so your learners don’t sound like the beginning of this review. Very direct definitions are given to show the...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Formal and Informal Language
“C u l8r @ skool.” As part of a study of formal and informal language, class members examine excerpts from Lil’ Boosie lyrics, the Emancipation Proclamation, a speech by Martin Luther King. Links to the resources not provided; however,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Formal versus Informal Language
Engage in an activity that focuses on the concepts of formal and informal language use. Middle and high schoolers compare and contrast each style by using a Venn diagram that includes some examples. They read and hear a passage of lyrics...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable