Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive

Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
Connotation and Denotation Activities for Google Drive
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Product Description

Teach your students to use close reading to analyze and make inferences about fiction texts with these carefully-scaffolded digital notebook and print activities. Students will explore how authors use word choice, including connotation and denotation, to create meaning. They should, as a result, become more confident and independent readers and writers. #tptdigital

This resource is designed to give students practice with the following:

⇒Distinguishing between denotative and connotative meanings

⇒Unpacking a word to determine denotative and connotative meanings

⇒Drawing inferences from a text

⇒Defending an interpretation of a text

⇒Determining which details are useful for textual analysis


Here’s what you’ll receive in this digital and print resource:

Two Different Exercises to Introduce Connotation vs. Denotation (2 Pages, 2 Slides) so that your students have a solid foundation for applying this concept to literary analysis.

12 Task Cards to Reinforce Introductory Activities + Task Card Recording Sheet (4 Pages) so that you have a ready-made formative assessment and/or differentiation resource.

Two Different Textual Interpretation Exercises (2 Pages, 2 Slides) so that you can help students understand how connotative thinking is the basis of literary analysis and making inferences about a text.

Worksheets for Independent Reading and Writing Analysis (2 Pages, 2 Slides) so that your students can apply their knowledge independently as they read and write.

Answer Keys (6 Pages) so that you're ready to teach with no additional prep!

Product Link and Teacher Notes (3 Pages) so that you have instructions and tips for using this assignment with students at your fingertips.

Digital “Getting Started” Guide (2 Pages) so that you’re able to swiftly make your own copy of this digital product and share it with your students.

Digital “FAQ” Guide (2 Pages) provides detailed answers to common digital resource questions!


Benefits of digital interactive resources include:

★ High engagement = happy students and happy teacher

★ Student-friendly 1:1 environment

★ Development of college and career readiness skills

★ Fluid integration of ELA skills

★ Productive use of class time that is maximized for student learning

This resource is helpful for:

★ Teachers new to a digital learning environment or looking to upgrade from typical pen and paper activities.

★ Teachers who are looking to save time with ready-made resources.

★ Teachers who are looking for meaningful connotation and denotation teaching resources.


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