Access Point #: LAFS.7.L.3.AP.5b

Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., slim, skinny, scrawny, thin).
Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

  • From a given list of words with similar denotations, choose an appropriate word to be used in a given context (e.g., short, stubby, petite – which word would you use to describe a friend’s mother?).
  • Use a dictionary to define words with similar denotations.
General Information
Number: LAFS.7.L.3.AP.5b
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14

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1000000: M/J Intensive Language Arts (MC)
1000010: M/J Intensive Reading 1
1000020: M/J Intensive Reading and Career Planning
1001040: M/J Language Arts 2
1001050: M/J Language Arts 2 Advanced
1002010: M/J Language Arts 2 Through ESOL
1002180: M/J English Language Development (MC)
1006010: M/J Journalism 2
1007010: M/J Speech and Debate 2
1008040: M/J Reading 2
1008050: M/J Reading 2, Advanced
1009010: M/J Creative Writing 2
1009040: M/J Writing 2
7810012: Access M/J Language Arts 2 
1002181: M/J Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL (Reading)

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