Ensure that students understand the power of connotation and are able to explain the subtle differences in words with similar meanings. Completion of the exercises enable students to identify connotation in literature and media and to describe how connotation can be used in persuasion. Each activity can be used as a mini-lesson, or they can be combined into a series of lessons.
The following 7 activities are included:
1. What’s in a Name?
2. Positive, Neutral, and Negative Synonyms
4. Character Traits
5. Advertising Lingo
6. Writing Movie Reviews
7. Poetry: Using the Just-Right Word
Also included are 4 worksheets that can be used for further practice or as short quizzes.
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