This teaching bundle includes activities that will teach your students how to successfully analyze author’s tone in writing. The lessons and resources take 2-3 one hour class periods to complete.
This teaching packet includes the following:
Analyzing Tone Google Slides presentation (30+ slides);
DIDLS Charts for Strategic Tone Analysis – Diction, Imagery, Details, Language, Syntax;
Four Poems to Analyze – Same Subject, Different Tone;
Teacher’s Key for ALL poems and activities;
Tone Tweets – Engaging activity analyzing 15 real life tweets with student handout and teacher answer key;
Engaging Reading Passages for Practice and Application;
Application Activity for Assessment – High School Graduation: Two teens with very different viewpoints;
Writing Application Activity – My Greatest Fear;
Tone Words Reference Sheet (positive, neutral, and negative connotation);
Annotation Activities for active reading and examples;
Teacher Notes and Pacing guide;
Google Drive share links for all resources AND pdf handouts provided for printing options.
Teach your students how to analyze tone with active reading strategies, annotation, and analysis!
If you are looking for additional ways to teach author’s writing style, try
Bias Buster! Author's Purpose and Bias in Informational Text
GAFE, Google Drive, Google Apps, Tone, Author’s Style, 1:1, gSuite, Chromebook lesson plans, Diction, Imagery, Language, Syntax