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2.59 MB | 28 task cards, 14 pages
Help your students make sense of how authors use language to inform meaning with this set of 28 diction task cards. Each card features a different literary passage and prompt, asking students to identify analyze the passage's diction. Tasks include identifying and explaining denotation and connotation, abstract and concrete diction, slang, and jargon.
These 28 task cards (two on a sheet, as they are larger to include longer passages) can be used as bell-ringers, group work, quizzes, or review activities. An answer key is included as a guide.
To make the task cards last longer, print and laminate so you can reuse with each class and year.