A Study in Accents
Kind of Activity:
To understand the significance of phonetics and the role that accents play in class lines, particularly in England.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5
Begin the activity by telling students that they will be doing a study of accents in order to better understand the significance of speech in the play, particularly in terms of how it determines how people are perceived.
Separate students into three groups, and assign each group three of the accents listed on the site: ...
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