Denotation and Connotation


7.LA.5b Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).

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A lesson where the student can learn a different meaning for a word.

Throughout this lesson the students will:

  • identify and define a variety of vocabulary.
  • determine the connotation of words.
  • distinguish between connotation and denotation.
  • create sentences using words with different connotations.

This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


4 items in example section

72 items in exercise practice

50 items in test

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