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Common Core Standard L.8.5c Questions

Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., bullheaded, willful, firm, persistent, resolute).

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Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Which word is a positive connotation of "greedy"?
  1. moneygrubbing
  2. avaricious
  3. covetous
  4. curious
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
What is the denotation of "specific"?
  1. special or particular
  2. not vague
  3. small
  4. accurate
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c
Grade 8 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5c

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