Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Tone/Attitude of the Speaker - Section 3: Level of Emotion


The discussion of word location on the thermometer was necessary because some words were close to each other emotionally.  Referring to the dictionary provided students a chance to differentiate the meanings and determine the questionable level of emotions.

This discussion impacted the tones that students would select to emphasize in their monologues over the next few days.

  Evaluating Connotations
  Grappling with Complexity: Evaluating Connotations
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Tone/Attitude of the Speaker

Unit 8: Listening and Speaking
Lesson 3 of 4

Objective: SWBAT differentiate the levels of emotion of variety of “Tone” words for use in writing

Big Idea: The importance of identify that “just right” word to describe “Tone”

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