This is a set of activities for practice, or assessment, on the vocabulary skills of identifying connotative meanings, knowing the difference between connotations and denotations, comparing positive and negative connotations,and identifying and using synonyms and antonyms,
important word relationship skills at a number of grade levels.
The activities in this set include:
Synonym and Antonym Review
Connotations and Denotations (Using a dictionary)
Considering Connotations (Organizing words from most positive to most negative)
Choosing the Best Word
Using Connotations to Revise
Denotations and Connotations 2-page Review
and Suggestions for More Activities
Students not only learn the meaning of synonym, antonym, connotation and denotation, but also use their knowledge to revise sentences and to improve their own writing.
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