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Literary Tone

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In fourth grade students should challenge themselves to further interpret texts to determine tone and mood. By evaluating tone and mood students can further their analysis and comprehension of a text. 4.RS.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.


Scary Toy Story - Mood/Tone…This is the perfect short video to show when you discuss mood and tone…it's the Toy Story trailer done as a horror story….LOTS to discuss here! How does the mood change, why?

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Task Cards - Literary Analysis (use with ANY novel or short story)

24 task cards. Use these effective and engaging common core aligned task cards with ANY novel or short story to teach your students how to closely analyze literature. This product includes 24 post reading task cards that require students to analyze character, theme, setting, conflict, plot, author's tone, word choice, and much more. These task cards work perfectly for individual, small group, or whole class assignments, as assessments, or as interactive notebook pages.

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Teacher Toons: Tone vs. Mood

Teacher Toons: Tone vs. Mood Comic to help students understand the difference between tone and mood when reading a text.