Using Denotative And Connotative Meanings LA

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Using Denotative and Connotative Meanings
The Lesson Activities will help you meet these educational goals:
21st Century Skills—You will apply use critical thinking and problem solving skills, collaborate with others, and communicate effectively.

Directions
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Self-Checked Activities

Read the instructions for the following activities and type in your responses. Click the link to the Student Answer Sheet at the end of the lesson. Use the answers or sample responses to evaluate your own work.

1. Identifying Denotative and Connotative Meanings
a.
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re and Contrast Connotative Meanings

Criteria
Distinguished
(4 points)
Accurately identifies the connotative meanings in each case
Provides an in-depth analysis of the denotations and connotations of the words used
Comprehensively describes the effect and emotional response of words chosen in both works
Thoroughly compares and contrasts connotative use of words in both works
Proficient
(3 points)
Correctly identifies the connotative meanings in each case
Provides an adequate analysis of the denotations and connotations of the words used
Adequately describes the effect and emotional response of words chosen in both works
Adequately compares and contrasts connotative use of words in both works
Developing
(2 points)
Roughly identifies the connotative meanings in some cases
Provides an analysis of the denotations and connotations of the words used
Roughly describes the effect and emotional response of words chosen in both works
Roughly compares and contrasts connotative use of words in both works
Beginning
(1 point)
Vaguely identifies the connotative meanings
Provides an insufficient analysis of the denotations and connotations of the words used
Vaguely describes the effect and emotional response of words chosen in both works
Vaguely or inadequately compares and contrasts connotative use of words in both works

Activity 3: Denotative and Connotative Meanings in Literary Works

Criteria
Distinguished
(4 points)
Chooses an appropriate work with in-depth background information

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