Students will understand the difference between denotation & connotation.
Students will be able to understand how an author uses denotation & connotation to form tone and mood.
Do Now: Go to the following website and answer the questions:
1) Would you rather be called fat or thick; why?
2) Would you rather be called nerdy or smart? Why?
Watch these videos to help us understand what our lesson is all about today.
Lets watch this powerpoint to get a better idea of what denotation & connotation is:
Powerpoint: http://cjardine.wikispaces.com/file/view/Denotation+and+Connotation.ppt#256,1,Denotation and Connotation
Take the practice quiz on Denotation & Connotation: http://www.quia.com/quiz/1196972.html
Play this game: http://www.quia.com/mc/1898315.html
Play this game: http://www.quia.com/cc/1898315.html
Exit Ticket: Formative Assessment of what you have learned today