Vocabulary Skills: Connotations and Denotations
Clarify connotation and denotation with a worksheet in which middle schoolers compare six pairs of similar words to distinguish positive from negative connotations. A second sheet provides fun practice with a vocabulary word bank of multi-syllabic adjectives; learners substitute the correct word for the word bamboozled in 14 sample sentences. Addresses the Craft and Structure anchor standard of the Common Core.
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