WRITING LESSON: Thinking About Tone in Writing

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Once students understand the subtleties of tone and word choice, they will be able to really hone their writing skills, and write more confidently and concisely. Moreover, it will also help them identify and analyze tone in literature. This lesson plans to help students understand this skill.

This lesson will work well as part of a larger writing unit, or when studying narrative writing. However, it would also be perfect as a one-off substitute lesson!

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CONTENTS

STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN
This step-by-step plan will guide you through the lesson.

THINKING ABOUT MOOD AND TONE
This handout is intended as a notes page for students to keep in their files/books for studying purposes. Alternatively, it can be used to project on the board and teach from.

CREATING TONE THROUGH WORD CHOICE
This one-page worksheet contains three exercises for students to test their knowledge of how words can be used to create tone in writing.
+ Suggested Answer Key

WRITING TEMPLATE PAGE (WITH PEER REVIEW)
This worksheet provides space for students to put their knowledge into practice and play around with tone in their writing.
Note: There is no answer key included as this is a creative exercise.

TOPICS AND TONES
This page is required for the group writing activity, and contains various topics and different tones to inspire students’ writing.
Total Pages
7
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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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WRITING LESSON: Thinking About Tone in Writing
WRITING LESSON: Thinking About Tone in Writing
WRITING LESSON: Thinking About Tone in Writing
WRITING LESSON: Thinking About Tone in Writing
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