Mountain Dialect -- Reading Between the Spoken Lines

This activity is intended to follow-up or reinforce concepts learned relating to the Great Depression, antebellum period, and the turn of the twentieth century. Learners conduct research and read about North Carolina during one of the mentioned periods, paying particular attention to how people spoke during those eras. They transcribe a passage using each targeted dialect.

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Grade
8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Common Core