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Use this practice article to model journalistic style and to support discussion of connotation. Learners read an article about a new sports team's victory in its first season and fill in blanks with a team name that reflects information provided in the article. Adaptable to other revision practice as well: have your class rewrite the article to describe similar events. Part of a unit titled "Connotation: Three Lessons for Effective Word Choice," which you can find here on Lesson Planet.