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Teaching Notes: Impact of Figurative Language on Meaning and Tone


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Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment

About This Lesson

How does word choice contribute to the meaning and tone of a text? More specifically, how does figurative language
contribute to the meaning and tone of a text?

In this playlist, students will learn how to:

  • Identify several common forms of figurative language.
  • Analyze how an author’s choices about language shape a text.



RL.11-12.4a Teaching Notes.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 13, 2020
681.86 KB

Modest Proposal.pptx

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
24.43 MB
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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.


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