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Reading comprehension: dialects

Does this text sound funny? That's because it's written in a dialect, which is a variation on the English you usually speak. This language arts worksheet helps children learn the difference between a dialect and standard English and to recognize the style of an individual writer as they read, compare, and contrast two texts.

Building vocabulary, compare and contrast, dialect, Fluency, Reading comprehension, sentence-level decoding, synonyms, understanding writer's style and voice, Writing practice

Common Core Standards: Grade 5 Language, Grade 5 Reading: Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10

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