Connotations, Denotations, Synonyms, Antonyms - Shades of Meaning Package

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Contains both the PowerPoint and the Activity Sheets to introduce and practice 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.

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Connotations, Denotations, Synonyms, Antonyms –Shades of Meaning PowerPoint
Connotations, Denotations, Synonyms, Antonyms – Activity Sheet Set

The PowerPoint presentation introduces the important vocabulary skills of identifying and using synonyms, antonyms, denotations, and connotations. Students practice choosing among related words to make their writing more detailed and more interesting. They also use a dictionary and thesaurus to become more independent with these skills.

The activities on the PowerPoint include generating synonyms and antonyms, matching synonyms, matching antonyms, choosing the best synonym, completing graphic organizers, and using word connotations to revise a piece of writing. Also included in a student note sheet for the students to complete as they view the presentation, as well as a completed copy.

The activity sheet set provides lots of practice, or quick assessments, on the same skills. The worksheets include:
Choosing Synonyms
Matching Synonyms
Choosing Antonyms
Matching Antonyms
Sorting Synonyms
Synonym and Antonym Review
Connotations and Denotations (Using a dictionary)
Illustrating Connotations
Considering Connotations (Organizing words from most positive to most negative)
Choosing the Best Word
Using Connotations to Revise
Denotations and Connotations 2-page Review
Suggestions for More Activities

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Total Pages
59
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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