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Curipod generated lesson: "Tone". #1-4

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1. Open question
150 seconds
What do you think tone is?
2. Slide
60 seconds
What is Tone?
Tone is an attitude expressed in writing or speech. It can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, or even angry. Tone in writing helps writers convey attitude, adding to perspective By recognizing the tone of a text, readers can better understand the text Tone is: "It's not what you say, but how you say it"
3. Word cloud
60 seconds
What are some tones you can think of?
4. Slide
60 seconds
Tone is the attitude or feeling of the author expressed through the words they chose to use in a piece of writing.
Tone can range from formal and sophisticated to informal and conversational.
The tone of a piece of writing can help determine the overall mood, or atmosphere, of the text.
Some common tones found in literature are: serious, angry, thrilled, sarcastic, nervous or worried, peaceful
5. Open question
150 seconds
How do you think the tone of a piece of writing can affect how you understand it?
Based on the images and color, what do you think the tone of this album is?
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a unicorn doing yoga while eating cotton candy.
7. Open question
180 seconds
How can word choice or punctuation indicate a certain tone?
8. Poll
60 seconds
Do you think tone is more important in spoken or written language?
  • Spoken
  • Written
  • Equal
  • Neither matter
9. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one way you can identify the tone of a piece of writing?

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