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Connotation and Denotation

Connotation and Denotation

Purpose of the tool

Students learn to differentiate between the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions).

Grade: 6,7,8
Common core standards: 
RL.6.4 L.6.5c RL.7.4 L.7.5c RL.8.4 L.8.5c

Explanation of the tool

A word is presented on the screen with four possible connotations to choose from. One of those words is not a correct connotation for the presented word. Pick the incorrect connotation and press the 'Check' button.

Use the blue arrows to go to either the next or previous assignment.