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Tone: Mad Lib Activity

Tone: Mad Lib Activity
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Common Core Standards
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From Electric English...
Tone is everything!!!! If a student misinterprets the tone in a piece of writing, then they will likely misinterpret the entire meaning of the piece. The is a short activity meant to introduce your students to the concepts and ideas behind recognizing tone. How does a writer feel about a particular piece of their work? What is their purpose? What do they want you to feel in response to their words? All of these questions and more are relevant to tone...

This is a brief, introductory activity to get your students thinking about how word choice can determine the tone of a piece. But more importantly, how changing just a few words, can sometimes alter the entire meaning and tone of the work. With this activity, they are asked to pull two tone words from a bag and then use those words to inspire a MadLib that they fill in the blanks for.... It is a fun, electrifying way to get your students contemplating the feeling and purpose behind a text.

If you have any questions or observations, please feel free to contact me :)
Total Pages
1 page
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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