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Denotation and Connotation

Middle schoolers review the definitions of connotation and denotation, and then choose words to complete eight sentences. They note whether each word has a positive, negative, or neutral connotation. For example, the first sentence encourages learners to use either left or abandoned. Which one has a negative connotation? 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Types
Worksheets
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Fine Print
Common Core

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