Connotation and denotation are NOT topics that are easy to teach! Examples sometimes don't come easily!!! Not to mention, students often have difficulty interpreting shades of meaning in words. This powerpoint comes equipped with all you need for three days' worth of lessons.
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This lesson will challenge students to find the subtle differences in connotations of words, and keep them on their toes with the interactive game. Appropriate for fifth grade through eighth grade students, with activities adaptable for high school.
HIGH INTEREST! Enjoy.
Here is what some customers have said about this product:
On September 24, 2015, Andrea J. said:
“Great presentation with excellent real-life examples.”
On March 28, 2015, Dave R. said:
“Excellent resource to a challenging topic. From the difference between denotation and connotation to the subtle differences in connotations in song lyrics and poetry, the topic is flooded with great examples, games, white board exercises, youtube resources, and delightful news media biases. A good find.”
On September 16, 2015, Karen D. said:
“This has been so helpful for my students as they learn about the connotations of words. Love it!”
If you enjoy using this lesson, check out the other lessons at my store, Dreamy Designs by Debbie Dennis.
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