Old and Middle English

“The Lord’s Prayer” provides the text for a study of how language changes. Using the provided link, young linguists examine the prayer in Old and Middle English and compare how the diction, syntax, and phonology have evolved over the years.  The exercise could also be used as part of a study of jargon, slang, and other more rapidly changing language varieties.

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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2007
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