This quick worksheet provides examples of words that mean the same (denotation) but have differing connotations. Example:
Frugal – Denotation: Not over spending
The word cheap evokes a negative connotation whereas the words thrifty, sparing, and economical evoke a more positive connotation. There are 8 different words with 4 synonyms. Students will decide if the feelings evoked are negative or positive.