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Euphemism and Real Estate
Euphemism Pack: Need something fun and interesting to teach Euphemisms? This pack focuses on teaching euphemisms by looking at how real estate agents use euphemisms to 'pretty' up their ads. Students will have the opportunity to learn about these euphemisms as well as write their very own ads. There
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Euphemisms and Oxymora (A.K.A. Oxymorons): Fun with Figurative Language
This 9th- 10th grade resource consists of a PowerPoint, a Lesson plan, 3 worksheets and an answer key- everything you need to teach euphemisms and oxymora, based on the Common Core Standards L.9-10.5 and L.9-10.5a. The PowerPoint discusses euphemisms and oxymora, giving several examples and opport
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Prezi Bundle--Oxymora, Euphemisms, and Adding Quotes to Writing
This is a bundle of three Prezi presentations. Each one includes instruction at the beginning and ends with guided practice: "Can I Quote You on That? Four Ways to Add Quotes to Your Writing" is a ten-slide presentation that aims to helps students avoid hanging quotations--or simply dropping quo
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Euphemism Worksheet
A euphemism is an inoffensive word or phrase that is substituted for another word or phrase that may be considered sad, offensive, hurtful, or shocking. Usually we use euphemisms when we talk about death, bodily functions, or death. This worksheet is aimed for use with 7th grade, but can also be us
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The Euphemism-- A Prezi
*The preview file provides a COMPLETE transcript of the entire Prezi. It won't show how awesome the Prezi itself is, but you will know exactly what you are getting instruction wise!* This dynamic eight-slide Prezi begins by providing a definition of the word euphemism and prompts students to brai
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Euphemisms Handout
This handout is meant to introduce the idea of a euphemism to students in a way that they can understand. While it is introduced with some references to euphemisms used during WWII by the Nazis, most of the examples given are used in modern culture today, so that students can understand the concept
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The Giver - Ch. 19 The Precision of Language & Euphemisms
Jonas’ community prides itself on its “precision of language.” In other words, they specifically attempt to choose words that convey exactly what they mean or feel. Jonas’ community relies heavily on the use of euphemisms. This activity asks students to explore the real meaning behind the community'
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Literacy Center: Euphemisms and Connotation
The concept of "euphemism" is often hard for students to understand. But when coupled with the concept of negative/positive connotation, euphemisms can be learned fairly quickly! This literacy center helps students to identify words and their euphemisms, classify them into positive/negative catego
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Euphemisms worksheet:  Definition, Common usages, and Fun
Kids will learn and enjoy this comprehensive lesson on euphemisms. Starting with the dictionary definition, the class will discuss what a euphemism is and fill out a vocabulary graphic organizer to help them understand the word on their terms. The organizer is broken into 5 sections: The term, wha
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Euphemisms
A simple worksheet that gives the definition of euphemism and some additional information. A list of nineteen examples with space for students to write answers. A teacher answer sheet is also included. The examples are appropriate for students.
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Connotation, Denotation, Euphemisms (Great Expectations and beyond)
This is a 15 slide professional, yet simple presentation that introduces word connotation, denotation, and euphemisms. Embedded in the game is an activity for students that requires critical thinking skills and groupwork. At the end, there is an excellent journal topic for a summarizing activity.
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Understanding Euphemisms, Ambiguities, and Twisted Wording in Nonfiction
Spin-doctoring, the purposeful twisting of words to manipulate nonfiction readers, can create dangerous propaganda for minds unaccustomed to critical analysis of word choices. We must teach 6th- through 9th-grade students to read critically and be on the lookout for subtly injected points-of-view in
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Connotation and Euphemisms in Headlines: Higher Order Thinking Task Cards
Why should I use this resource? The creation of Connotation and Euphemisms in Headlines: Higher Order Thinking Task Cards ensures that students are delving into the theme standards a bit more deeply than the usual “what is the definition of”. These 52 cards will allow you to see your students abilit
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Euphemism!
Use this lesson alone, or join it with a specific text! A fun little activity if you need a 20 minute lesson that can teach students a better/nicer way to say something!
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Euphemism and Indirect Language in The Giver and "Harrison Bergeron"
An exploration of euphemisms and indirect language in literature, film and the news. Students will read The Giver by Lois Lowry and “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, focusing on the authors’ use of euphemisms. Film and newsreel clips that contain examples of euphemisms and indirect language wi
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Euphemism, Jargon and Cliché Reviews
I use these three different handouts for review after pre-teaching the concepts of euphemism, jargon and cliché. You can use them as stand-alone worksheets or homework assignments, but I prefer to use them in group competitions. I divide my class into groups of 3, and ask each group to come up with
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What Do Words Really Mean? Exploring Connotation, Denotation, and Euphemisms
This powerpoint is an interactive lesson exploring connotation, denotation, and euphemism. It can be modified to be used with read-alouds or novel studies.
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Euphemisms and Inferences: The Things They Carried
Anytime we search for a word or phrase to dilute something unpalatable, a euphemism comes to the rescue. For example, "to let someone go" is a polite way of firing the person. Since war is so disagreeable, the military constantly employs euphemisms. This lesson plan by High 5 Achievers, aligned to t
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Euphemisms and Vocabulary from Animal Farm
In Chapter 6 Squealer proudly announces voluntary work on Sundays, then notes that any absent animal would have "his rations reduced by half." By Chapter 8, Napoleon is no longer simply called Napoleon; rather, he is heralded euphemistically with names such as "Father of all Animals" and "Protector
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Euphemisms
This is a short lesson on common euphemism phrases. Students are given twenty sentences where they have to identify the euphemisms and explain what they mean. This is a great lesson to go along with figurative language units for middle school and high school classrooms.
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A Closer Look At Language PPT: Tone, Bias, Connotation, Denotation, Euphemism
This is a PowerPoint that I used in class to discuss tone, bias, connotation, denotation, and euphemism. It worked well for me because it involved student interaction.
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The Giver - Euphemism - Minilesson
The Giver - Euphemism - Minilesson A minilesson on euphemisms and an activity on the use of euphemisms in Lois Lowry's The Giver. Students must decode a number of euphemisms used throughout the story and analyze their role and significance in helping to establish the setting and plot within the nov
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Exploring Euphemisms in "The Giver"
Use this simplified guide to euphemisms with your students while reading Lois Lowry's "The Giver." Offers examples and requires students to provide textual evidence for each,.
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Euphemisms ... what are they? how do you use them?
What is a euphemism? We use them constantly in every day language. Some euphemisms are simply nicer ways of saying something. Many others are used as "PC" (politically correct) language. Euphemisms have been used for years because they serve a purpose. As times change, so do the euphemisms we use.
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