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D. Language:1. The student understands the nature of language.:9-12:The student...

LA.D.1.4.1 Add Website - Add Activity

applies an understanding that language and literature are primary means by which culture is transmitted.

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makes appropriate adjustments in language use for social, academic, and life situations, demonstrating sensitivity to gender and cultural bias.

LA.D.1.4.3 Add Website - Add Activity

understands that there are differences among various dialects of English.


Dictionary of American Regional English
http://polyglot.lss.wisc.edu/dare/dare.html

A dictionary of American Regional English. Site contains lists of words used in various areas of the U.S., including quizzes on the meanings or terms.


The Linguist List
http://linguist.emich.edu/topics/ebonics

Newspaper accounts of ebonics controversy. Articles detail various linguistic styles, their history and usage.


American Slanguages
http://www.slanguage.com/

A humorous dictionary of slang and phrases from various locations of the U.S.


Randy's Shakespearean Insult Server
http://www.randyworld.com/shakespeare

Features a renewable insult source and other text from the Bard.



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