Over 40 slides! Features a breakdown on the most common types of diction, including examples of denotations, connotations, formal diction, informal diction, slang, jargon, and others. As required by most state standards, students need to be familiar with subtle differences between words and the words that go best with the tone of a piece of writing. Using examples, this PowerPoint will allow students to understand the subtle differences of words. Also included is a link to an article; the article is to be used for a Socratic Seminar to add discussion and layers to the lesson.
Diction, Figurative Language, Imagery, Vocabulary, PowerPoint, Connotative, Denotative, Standards, Units, Lesson Plans