Are you looking for social skills materials on sarcasm, emotional tone and/or ELA materials on teaching formal and informal tone? Are you wanting appropriate materials for middle and high school students? Are you hoping that pictures depicting emotional tone are real photographs? Is it too much to hope that the materials are also common-core aligned? Of course it's not, this product meets all of the above criteria!
Here's an overview of what you will receive:
4 youtube links, reviewed and summarized, on tone,
3 worksheets on the youtube links and 3 teacher answer keys,
1 page tone rubric to help you write IEP or treatment goals and measure progress of your students or clients,
Teaching stories (17 pages total) for tweens and teens on the following topics:
What is tone?
Change your tone, change your message (emotional tone),
What is sarcasm?
Informal and formal tone.
Say it like an angry man! This is a quick tone activity to hit home the concept that we can take the same seemingly bland sentence but if we say it with an angry tone, it changes how it the message is interpreted by others. 30 cards and 1 page of blank cards.
Change your tone, change your message: 2 games/options.
Spinner game to practice happy, angry, sarcastic, formal and informal tone, and game board to practice saying 30 different messages in 18 different tones. You can modify the types and amount of tone that you address in a session. Includes 18 emotional tone cards with REAL PHOTOGRAPHS of tweens and teens and 1-page blank cards.
Shades of tone, 2 pages, visual to show students that their emotional tone changes as their emotions change.
Formal or Informal tone sorting game with sorting mat for tweens/teens and 42 cards for them to sort plus one-page blank cards,
1 page compare/contrast formal and informal messages,
1 page, "how to change an informal message to a formal message,"
1 page, change the tone of these texts, black and white, writing activity,
3 pages related to perspective-taking. Students complete "I felt" slips (drawing and stating the emotion) to tell how they felt when various tones were used.
1 page of "common core communicators" that lists the CCSS this packet addresses,
Tone Charades: 2 pages
Blank card and spinner templates are also included so you can individualize the statements, slang, vocabulary, grammar etc. to your region and the ethnicities that you serve.
You might also be interested in:
Emotions packet for middle and high school students.
No Interrupting: Teaching Story, Middle and High School
Let's talk about conversations: for middle and high school
This tone packet is also part of a social communication bundle:
Let's Talk: Bundle of 3 Social Communication Product for Middle and High School
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