Euphemism and Real Estate

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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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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 are also pages that focus solely on general euphemisms.

Included in this pack:
Euphemism explanation page
Reading of two small ads and rewriting them in plain language
Writing ads for specific houses using euphemisms x4
Winged Words - students take sentences that are in plain language and spruce it up with euphemisms
Matchy Match - match up euphemisms with their real meanings
Drawing away - students draw houses according to the descriptions given x 2
Create a silly story - Write a silly story by rolling a die to see which aspect is obtained for character, setting and incident / idea. All aspects are euphemisms i.e. character: vertically challenged
Planning page for silly story
Writing paper for silly story x2
General Euphemisms - giving euphemisms i.e. fat - horizontally challenged
Euphemism clue - students have to unscramble the euphemism based on the clue
Euphemism decoding - reading sentences and identifying the euphemism. Students need to explain what it means.

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Teaching Duration
4 Days

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