Connotative Meanings - Eighth Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Connotative Meanings - Eighth Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes
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Students explore standard RL.8.4 with this playlist. They will analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone. Students determine the connotative meaning of words and phrases. Students also have the option to listen to instructional audio and complete practice quizzes or activities.

This product includes:
• 4 links to instructional videos, audio files, or texts
• 1 link to practice quizzes or activities
• 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions
• Definitions of key terms, such as denotations and connotations
• Examples of how to interpret the meaning of an author's word choices
• An excerpt from "The Legends of King Arthur and his Knights" by Sir James Knowles
• "The Captain’s Bell" by Wisewire
• An excerpt from "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë
• An excerpt from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court" by Mark Twain
• An excerpt from "Little Men" by Louisa May Alcott
• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:
• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard
• Differentiated instruction activity for students who learn best through visual displays or for students who learn best by reading text accompanied by audio
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities
• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels

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Please note, passages in this product appear in these other products:
An excerpt from "The Legends of King Arthur and his Knights" by Sir James Knowles appears in:
RL.8.4 - Quiz and Answer Guide
RL.8.9 - Quiz and Answer Guide
"The Captain’s Bell" by Wisewire appears in:
Effects of Differences in Point of View - Playlist and Teaching Notes
RL.8.4 - Quiz and Answer Guide
The Impact of Dialogue - Playlist and Teaching Notes
An excerpt from "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë appears in:
The Impact of Dialogue - Playlist and Teaching Notes
An excerpt from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court" by Mark Twain appears in:
RL.8.4 - Quiz and Answer Guide
RL.8.9 - Quiz and Answer Guide

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Total Pages
25 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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