Connotations Reference Book

To help students become familiar with the difference between denotation and connotation, have them make a class connotations book. Have students create a page for each word pair found in the Connotation activity. Ask that each page include

  • definitions of the two words,
  • a label to tell whether the word has a positive or negative connotation,
  • sentences illustrating the positive and the negative connotation.
art curiosity/nosiness

Have the students staple their pages together into one class book and add a cover. As the school year goes on, students can add new words and pages to the book.

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