Formative Assessment Quick Check: Connotations, Denotations, & Grammar
by Tara McFadden
| 5 Questions
Note from the author:
Connotation vs Denotation
2 pts
What are the strengths/weaknesses of using connotations or denotations? Explain your reasoning.
2 pts
Where have you seen connotations and denotations used in the real world? Be specific.
1 pt
Why would an author use a connotation over a denotation in their writing?
2 pts
Create a visual representation of a connotative word of your choice.
3 pts
Write a short paragraph. Paragraph must include: at least one name of a person, descriptive adjective(s), and at least one use of a connotation. Check your grammar and punctuation before submitting. A minimum of 7 sentences required.
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