Oxymorons. Flashcards. Figurative speech. Academic. Vocabulary. ELA. Slang. GMAT

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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A full set of materials to teach, study, learn the common oxymorons of English. Ex. silent scream.


3 sets of flashcards. Divide and have students match up to form the common oxymoronic expression and use in a sentence.

PPTx to introduce some common examples. (click the icon on the cover page to download). See the preview.

Online self-study set. Access by clicking the Q logo on the cover page.

Also a full list of oxymoron expressions - students review and write the meaning for each one - or write a sentence.

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Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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