Anthem is a perfect novel to teach your students about denotation and connotation. It is a very important skill to be able to think critically about the messages we receive on a daily basis and what they really mean. This product features quotations from the first three chapters of the novel. Students will analyze the connotation of the underlined words, then look up the denotative meaning. Then, they will decide how the society is using connotation to alter the true or real message. This assignment can be done after reading the first three chapters of the novel, at the very end, or as a pre-reading activity to allow the students to see what kind of society Equality 7-2521 lives in.
Created by: Mad Musings of an English Teacher