The Nature of Words: Nuances, Relationships & Meanings

Resource ID#: 128074 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: English Language Arts, grades 11-12, word choice, connotation, denotation, figurative language, word relationships, William Blake, poetry, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, "The Tyger", "The Lamb", "The Poison Tree", "The Sick Rose", poems, nuance, writing, reading
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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