Connotation: "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke

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What's happening in this poem? Have your high schoolers participate in an activity about connotation and denotation. They apply the concept of connotation to a reading of Theodore Roethke's poem "My Papa's Waltz." Lead a discussion about author's intent focusing on diction, and have readers complete a worksheet as the class period progresses. A link to the text and worksheet is included.

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CCSS: Adaptable

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10th - 12th
English Language Arts
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1 hr
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