Challenge your students with how "word choices" effects Tone and how the relationships of two characters from create effect.
Use as Test-Prep, an Exit Ticket or Mini-quiz!
* Two standards-based questions, plus answer key.
* Excerpt from, I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings, by Maya Angelou
RL.8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning, mood, and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
RL.8.6 - Analyze how differences in the points of view and perspectives of the characters and the audience or reader create effects such as suspense or humor.