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.

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Choose the correct word in parenthesis to give each sentences a positive or negative connotation.
6th through 8th Grades
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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
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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
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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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