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Choose, Select, Opt, or Settle: Exploring Word Choice in Poetry

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Choose, Select, Opt, or Settle: Exploring Word Choice in Poetry

Grades 9 – 12
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions, plus time for student projects
Lesson Author

Scott Filkins

Scott Filkins

Champaign, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Word Matrix

Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

Word Matrix

Explore the similarities and differences among words typically considered synonyms with this tool that allows middle- and secondary-level students organize groups of words by connotation on one axis and by register on another.

 

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