Reflection: Real World Applications Dialect & Regionalism Today and in Twain's Time - Section 4: Application


This section of the lesson is completely textually based in articles that are indicative of the real world impact of language, both now and in the future.  Each article offers students insight into their own relationship with language, how others perceive their language, how young people contribute to the evolution of language, and more.  This activity brings our understanding of dialect full-circle and back to the real world importance and implications of dialect.

  Connecting Real World Applications with Fiction
  Real World Applications: Connecting Real World Applications with Fiction
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Dialect & Regionalism Today and in Twain's Time

Unit 5: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT analyze the use of satire, humor, and dialect using Mark Twain's "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and a variety of informational texts and charts to gather background information for a narrative writing application.

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