Lesson: Mood & Tone of An Author
Imagine you're best friend just told someone else a secret that you told her. How would you feel? What mood would you now be in? Explain.
Today we are going to discuss tone and mood. Let's define those words. Tone is how the writer feels about what he is writing and mood is the feeling that the reader has about the text. We are going to look at how important both tone and mood are to an author.
Teacher will show a powerpoint on tone and mood. This powerpoint is interactive and the last 6/7 slides are questions and conversation prompts that the students must answer and discuss about mood and tone.
Teacher and students will create a tone and mood words anchor chart for the class. The anchor chart will consist of a list of words that describe the author's tone and mood.
The teacher will read passages from a text and ask students to identify the mood and tone.
Students will work individually to write a movie preveiw based on a picture. The students must write the mood and tone tha the picture represents.
Exit Slip: Why is it important as a reader to identify the mood and tone of a writer?
|Mood Setting Activity Advanced Smart Board||
|Style tone and mood Classwork||