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Mood and Tone Foldable, Mood and Tone Interactive Notebook Activity by Lovin' Lit from the ALL NEW Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks, Part 2

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Mood and Tone Foldable, Mood and Tone Interactive Notebook Activity by Lovin' Lit from the ALL NEW Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks, Part 2

Have tone and mood been stumbling blocks for your middle grade students? One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is about how to teach tone. Now, I no longer have to reply, "I'll be darned if I know!" ;) Here's an awesome trick to teach kids what tone means and how to include it in writing!

Teach Tone with One Sentence

Have tone and mood been stumbling blocks for your middle grade students? One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is about how to teach tone. Now, I no longer have to reply, "I'll be darned if I know!) Here's an awesome trick to teach kid

This free mood and tone activity features vocabulary words, a writing activity, and an author's tone anchor chart.

This free mood and tone activity features vocabulary words, a writing activity, and an author's tone anchor chart.

Scary Toy Story - Mood/Tone…This is the perfect short video to show when you discuss mood and tone…it's the Toy Story trailer done as a horror story….LOTS to discuss here! How does the mood change, why?

Scary Toy Story - Mood/Tone…This is the perfect short video to show when you discuss mood and tone…it's the Toy Story trailer done as a horror story…. How does the mood change, why?

Check out this Edgar Allen Poe language arts activity that's perfect for Halloween!

More Halloween Fun ~ The Tell-Tale Heart {Peek at My Week

Halloween Poetry Stories -Edgar Allan Poe etc. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

Mood and Tone... great lesson to introduce mood, tone and the difference

Mood and tone video. Great lesson to introduce mood, tone and the difference. I also like the activity she does with her students.

Help students learn to analyze mood and tone in texts. -- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos an...

A great video (under 3 minutes) to help students understand the difference between TONE and MOOD (Powtoon).

CCSS - RL.8.4,  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

This free mood and tone lesson features vocabulary words, a writing activity, and an author's tone anchor chart.

This free mood and tone lesson features vocabulary words, a writing activity, and an author's tone anchor chart.

Watch the video below: | Someone Recut "Frozen" As A Horror Movie And It's Way Better Now

Frozen is known as a nice, family-friendly filming. But if you watch this video of Frozen as a horror movie, you will change how you think of this film.

Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem’s figurative language and theme.” Want more fun practice ideas? Instead of boring task cards or worksheets, use a read aloud video of “Where the Wild Things Are” or film clips from “The Little Prince”and spoken word poetry videos to teach tone, mood, connotative language, negative connotation, positive connotation and figurative language.

Teach Figurative Language and Connotative Language using film clips

Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem’s figurative language and theme.” Want more fun practice ideas? Instead of boring task cards or worksheets, use a read aloud video of “Where the Wild Things Are” or film clips from “The Little Prince”and spoken word poetry videos to teach tone, mood, connotative language, negative connotation, positive connotation and figurative language.