Use these writing notebook printables to introduce, provide examples, and practice identifying an author's tone. This product includes four sample introduction pages with I can statements, a group activity T-chart with sentence stems to guide thinking when determining the author's tone, a lift the flap activity with samples of one story written with four different tones, and a list of positive, neutral, and negative tone words. A sample lesson plan with instructions for using each page is included.
This lesson covers the following Common Core Standards:
RL.5.1, RL.5.6, W.5.3
RL.6.1, RL.6.6, W.6.3