Literature abounds with the importance of connotation. Students who recognize the connotation of various vocabulary choices will also begin to understand the tone and author's purposes for various pieces of writing.
This lesson provides a detailed introduction and explanation of a word's denotation as well as its positive or negative connotations. Students are presented with background information, examples, and opportunities for practice and discussion.
The PowerPoint presentation includes a project which can be developed in class or as a homework project. The students' projects are consistently creative and interesting!
This resource is created by Stephen Campbell.