Slang

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A four-part instructional activity challenges scholars' knowledge of American, Australian, and British slang. Learners use context clues to decide which country a slang word is from, complete sentences, decipher a conversation, and answer questions. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a paragraph in which pupils use a variety of slang words and test peers to locate and define them
  • Create a word wall that showcases slang words and their definitions 
  • Attach a sheet of paper for pupils to answer questions found in exercise three
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires copies of up to four pages 
Pros

  • Exercise objectives are clear and concise 
Cons

  • Provides limited space to write answers