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

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.

10th - 12th English Language Arts 19 Views 88 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
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