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Comprehending Informational Text: Slanted or Loaded Language

Words carry baggage. Challenge your high schoolers to investigate the connotative as well as the denotative meaning of the words used in a series of sentences and in a letter to the editor of a newspaper. For guided practice, learners then create their own sentences using words that evoke positive or negative reactions.

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Resource Details

Grade
10th - 11th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Modeling
Year
2003
Included Materials
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