Shades of Meaning

Instructional Resource

Contributed By
Smarter Balanced
Grade Levels
Grade 8

Shades of Meaning

Instructional Resource

Through a manipulative-based learning activity, students will collaborate to determine shades of meaning in groups of words. They will learn about word nuances, denotation and connotation, and how word choice affects their writing.

Author
Chrystall Cooper Martha Deiss Dana Humphrey
Publisher
Smarter Balanced - Smarter Tools for Teachers