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6 Common Core Activities for Idioms in Commercials w/Answer Key

6 Common Core Activities for Idioms in Commercials w/Answer Key
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The provided 6 Common Core rigorous activities explore idioms in popular commercials. The activities are tied to the Common Core standards L5a standards. The activities focus on idioms, theme, figurative and connotative meanings, literal and denotative meanings, and inferences. Students will examine how the idioms are revealed and developed in the commercials. The activities include a teacher answer key to assist you in your guided feedback to students. The video for each commercial is embedded on each Word document so that you do not have to look for the commercial. The video is in a standard AVI format so that it can be played on most computers, and teachers who cannot access YouTube at work can still show the video to their classes. As students view and analyze the commercials, they will become critical viewers and thinkers. Students will answer the following questions with the Common Core standard alignment for each of the 6 commercials:
1. What is the idiom used in the commercial? (L5a)
2. What is the figurative or connotative meaning of the idiom in the commercial? (RL4)
3. What is the denotative or literal meaning of the idiom in the commercial? (RL4)
4. How does the commercial use visual elements to develop the idiom that it uses? (RI1)
5. What is the central message that the commercial wants to convey to the viewers? (RI2)
6. Who is the target audience of the commercial? (RI1)




6 Common Core Activities for Idioms in Commercials w/Answer Key by Dr. Joel C. Boyce is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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