10/7/2011

The writers of this New York Times blog post suggest a lesson in which teachers help students identify double-duty words that can function both as nouns and verbs. Students identify such words in newspaper articles, and teachers can take the lesson a step farther by examining which usage occurs most often. The writers suggest starting the lesson by asking students to list double-duty words and write sentences in which the words function as both a noun and a verb.

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