The student will read and determine the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
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Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
recognize that synonyms may have different connotations (e.g., elderly and mature; youthful and juvenile, inexpensive and cheap) and describe the impact on text
distinguish among the connotations of words with similar denotations
Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meaning and differentiate among multiple meanings of words and phrases.