Avalanche, Aztek, or Bravada? A Connotation Minilesson

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  • Aug 24 2010 5:04 PM

    Louise Bigham

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Students examine familiar car names for underlying connotations then proceed through a series of steps, increasing their control over language, until they select words with powerful connotations in their own writing.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions