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Positive and Negative Connotation

Here is a collection of printable worksheets for teaching the difference between positive and negative connotations. These worksheets also include mentions of denotation, or the literal definition of a word. Activities on this page align with Common Core Standard L.7.5.c.

Positive and Negative Connotation Worksheets


Choose the correct word in parenthesis to give each sentences a positive or negative connotation.
6th through 8th Grades
Common Core
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For each set of sentences in this activity, students will identify which sentence has a positive connotation and which one has a negative connotation. Answer key is included.
6th through 8th Grades
In this printable worksheet, students will complete the sentence with the word that has either the positive connotation or the negative connotation. An answer key is included.
6th through 8th Grades
In this printable activity, students will underline the positive connotation in blue, the negative connotation in red, and the denotation in green. An answer key is included.
6th through 8th Grades
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