Lions, Tigers, and Slugs? Oh, My!

Explore the power of words with your class by analyzing the connotations of fictitious sports team names. Learners discuss team names and the mental images they convey. They create logos to illustrate the meanings and connotations of team names. "Connotation: Three Lessons for Effective Word Choice" is a 3-part unit with other activities connected to this resource; find it on Lesson Planet!

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Projection
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  • Team Names Connotation Activities