Author's Craft- Word Choice & Word Meaning 1.2

Author's Craft- Word Choice & Word Meaning 1.2

Author: Nichole Carter

At the end of this tutorial students will have a better understanding of how word choice and word meaning will help identify theme and elevate their writing.

We will discuss word meaning and word choice:

  • Explicit
  • Implicit
  • Denotation
  • Connotation 

Standards covered in this playlist:

Author's Craft/ "Author Study- lens:""Plot Line Development" "Explanatory Writing" "Author's Craft"
8.RL.1 (textual support)
8.Rl.2 (theme)
8.RL.3 (Plot line development)
8. RL.4 (word choice/ meaning)
8.RL.5 (compare/contrast text-structure)

8.W.2 (explanatory text)
8.W.6 (publish on internet)
8.W.9 (literary analysis)

*Build the skills that the students need to critically analyze their author

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  • Get out your spiral and label your table of contents and your page of notes.

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  • Watch the video and take your notes

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Source: Created by Nichole Carter @MrsCarterHLA


Youtube Video Word Choice 1.2

Source: Created by Nichole Carter @MrsCarterHA