This interactive powerpoint includes a series of engaging lessons to help students meet CCSS Reading Standard 4. In the Common Core Standards, the concept of Tone is first introduced at the 6th grade level and then is developed and deepened at the higher grade levels. This power point is designed for 6th graders being introduced to tone for the first time as well as older students for a tutorial on the concept.
The series of lessons includes...
Teaching Tone Lesson Sequence ppt
-Definition of tone---connotation and degree
-Identifying tone in movie reviews
-Tone Word Sorts
-Emoticons Activity (icons that show emotion)
-Talk-a-mile a Minute Review Game
-Poetry Pass Activity---Modeled using
“I Do”, “We do”, “You Do” scaffolding
-Tone Word Trio Tournament Review Game
-Tone Swap! Including rubric
-Listening for Tone! Including rubric
-Flashcard Review Game!
-Take it to writing—modeled writing exercises with rubric and sample responses.
-Which side are you on? Editorial analysis close reading with paired multiple choice questions modeled after the PARCC prototype questions.
-Take it to writing---gradual release of responsibility of students analyzing a written response, improving that response, and writing their own response to a written prompt to analyze the author’s tone with specific evidence from the text.