Reading a Dialect

This Reading a Dialect worksheet also includes:

Reading a dialect can be difficult; show readers that it can also reveal fascinating details! They read two extracts from Jane Gardam's The Hollow Land, which is written in a British dialect. Readers answer comprehension questions, comparing the dialect to American English, explaining difficulties they faced while reading, and defining unfamiliar words and phrases. After reading the second extract, they identify the narrator, setting, and text type. Finally, learners connect by writing a description of a place they know well.

294 Views 341 Downloads
CCSS: Designed
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information