Standard: RI.7.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Learning Targets for Module 1: #1 (Word Meaning): Efficiently use a range of strategies to determine or clarify the precise meanings of general academic words and phrases in grade-appropriate informational texts.
#2 (Author's Word Choice and Figurative Language): Analyze the tone of an informational text, explaining the impact of the author’s word choice on the reader.
#3 (Author's Word Choice and Figurative Language): Analyze the effects of figurative language on an informational text’s meaning.
#4 (Connotation): Explain the differences between words and phrases with similar denotative meanings that carry different connotations in an informational text.
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