Slang and Language Change

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Slang, as an example of language change in action, is the focus of a short lesson that asks learners to contribute examples to a class list of terms that they use to separate themselves from other groups or adults. Consider expanding the lesson by providing slang terms that are associated with different eras and demonstrate how rapidly slang terms change. Cool, man!

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Grade
9th - 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