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  1. Europe and america American Literature Honors Mr. Gallegos Semester One

  2. Concrete and Abstract Nouns • Please complete the first page of the packet following the directions at the top of the page. Please work silently! • A concrete noun names an object which can be perceived by the senses. • An abstract noun names a quality, characteristic, or an idea. • Underline the concrete nouns and circle the abstract nouns in each sentence.

  3. Learning Objectives • Content Objective: Students will be able to analyze the use of denotation and connotation in a poem and describe the connotation of specific words. • Language Objective: Students will read the poem titled “Europe and America” on Page 10. • Language Objective: Students will complete the graphic organizer on Page 11. In the last column, students need to describe the effect of the reader by writing a short response to the question.

  4. Key Vocabulary • Record these definitions in your spiral notebooks. • Denotation: The exact literal meaning of a word. • Connotation: The associations and emotional overtones attached to a word beyond its literal definition or denotation. A connotation may be positive, negative, or neutral. • For Example: When you think of the word Hollywood, what comes to mind? Is it positive or negative? What about the word Columbine?

  5. Denotation Versus Connotation

  6. Denotation Versus Connotation

  7. Denotation Versus Connotation

  8. Exit Ticket • Please record your responses in your spiral notebook. • What are the differences between denotation and connotation and how does connotation contribute to the tone of a passage? • Make a list of words that have a positive connotation and a list of words that have a negative connotation.