Have you ever
been reading
and felt the way
this guy looks?

Me too.
You have to have
a playbook..
PICK YOUR BRAIN.
What do you already know
about the word?
If you don‟t know what it
means, you might be able to
identify c...
Cono-what?
DENOTATION

•

The
dictionary
definition

CONNOTATION

•
•

The emotional
overtones of a
word
Typically
described
using
“p...
CONNOTATION

WORD
LOOK AT THE GUYS
AROUND IT.
Context clues are
important!
MAKE IT YOUR LAB RAT.
Dissect the word.
Prefixes?
Suffixes?

Roots?
MAKE FRIENDS WITH A
DICTIONARY &
A THESAURUS.
Research:
Denotation
Part of speech
Origin
Synonyms

•
•
•
•
It‟s 4th down and none of the
other plays have worked?

• Run „em all at the same
time!
Let‟s use “indifference” as
our example today, we‟ll
practice against that
opponent before we meet
the other guys on the
“...
What do you already know?
What connotations does the
word carry?
Look at the parts of the
word.
Prefixes?
Suffixes?

Roots?
What are the
strategies to
use when
you don‟t
“get” a
word?

1. Use your brain; examine
connotations.

2. Use context clue...
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
Night vocabulary strategies
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  1. 1. Have you ever been reading and felt the way this guy looks? Me too.
  2. 2. You have to have a playbook..
  3. 3. PICK YOUR BRAIN. What do you already know about the word? If you don‟t know what it means, you might be able to identify connotations.
  4. 4. Cono-what?
  5. 5. DENOTATION • The dictionary definition CONNOTATION • • The emotional overtones of a word Typically described using “positive”, “negative”, and “neutral”.
  6. 6. CONNOTATION WORD
  7. 7. LOOK AT THE GUYS AROUND IT. Context clues are important!
  8. 8. MAKE IT YOUR LAB RAT. Dissect the word. Prefixes? Suffixes? Roots?
  9. 9. MAKE FRIENDS WITH A DICTIONARY & A THESAURUS. Research: Denotation Part of speech Origin Synonyms • • • •
  10. 10. It‟s 4th down and none of the other plays have worked? • Run „em all at the same time!
  11. 11. Let‟s use “indifference” as our example today, we‟ll practice against that opponent before we meet the other guys on the “field”.
  12. 12. What do you already know? What connotations does the word carry?
  13. 13. Look at the parts of the word. Prefixes? Suffixes? Roots?
  14. 14. What are the strategies to use when you don‟t “get” a word? 1. Use your brain; examine connotations. 2. Use context clues. 3. Dissect its parts. 4. Look it up.
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