ELA 7: Street Language

Aim/Rationale
Cycle 1: Students will determine the meanings and etymology of many different street terms regarding sexual orientation, women, and sexual activities. They will apply critical thought to determine how these terms influence and encourage sexual stereotypes.

Cycle 2: Students will determine the meanings and etymology of many different street terms regarding sexual orientation, women, and sexual activities. They will apply critical thought to determine how these terms influence and encourage sexual stereotypes, and will devise awareness campaigns that deconstruct derogatory words and phrases.

*Lesson plan connections: ELA 4: Poetical and Social Elements of Song Lyrics

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