Understanding Dialect and Idioms 2.JPG - Section 3: Dialect Review: Understanding Twain's Use of Figures of Speech

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Deeper Shades of Local Color: Clarifying Dialect & Mapping Regions

Unit 11: Literacy: What's Your (Local) Color? Regionalism in the American Short Story
Lesson 5 of 8

Objective: SWBAT incorporate independent research into a collaborative discussion by characterizing and mapping the distinct regions of the United States.

Big Idea: Using a map, we can find our way to a specific area. But, can we find our way to the similarities and differences in characters representing those regions?

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English / Language Arts, dialect (Literary Terms), American Literature, Literature, Short Stories, Map Skills, Fictional Literature, figurative language, figures of speech, dialect, mark twain, Regionalism, The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Local Color
  50 minutes
francis bret harte
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