SL.5.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

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Ages: 18 - 18
Morning Meeting: Dialogue Sharing with Questions and Comments
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In this video, Suzi Sluyter's kindergarten class has been practicing asking questions and making comments about a classmate's sharing during Morning Meeting.  This activity can be used in all elementary classrooms and modified for the age of the lear... [more]
September 27, 2012 at 02:19 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Formal vs. Informal Language
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This is a link to a slideshow from that focuses on the difference between informal vs. formal language.  When and how to use both types of language are discussed throughout the slideshow.
October 18, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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Fifteen Formal Words
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This video offers formal suggestions of words that can replace everyday words to offer a more formal tone when speaking or writing.  The formal word is written and spoken and the word it can replace is written below.  NOTE: video ends at 03:24.  (03:... [more]
October 18, 2012 at 09:35 AM
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