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Want help with your writing skills? http:∕∕http:∕∕writeonpurpose.com∕5211∕writing-skills∕speaking-of-emotion-vocabulary-expansion-for-authors Choosing the right word is important, because each word carries an energy.

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TONE

Use this page to help you understand the "tone" for any article or story that we read in class. If you understand the author's tone, you will most likely understand the main idea (informational or ...

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Another great way to engage your students is through the creation of storyboards that examine Tone, Word Choice, Imagery, Style, and Theme. This activity is referred to with the acronym “TWIST”. For this TWIST, students should use the full text of “The Tyger.”

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Must see! Help readers see what you want them to see through the power of description and characterization! -C.J .

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I have this on my classroom wall as our class promises, instead of class rules. Sets "understanding of expectations" from day one and instantly sets the tone for the year. Powerful words for parents to read on open house night too.... LOVE THIS!

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A Christmas Carol: 3D Scene Analysis Project: Standards Based

Make your Christmas Carol Unit dynamic with this creative co-operative learning project. My 3-D Scene Analysis allows the student to pick apart a scene from Dickens, isolate significant literary elements, and present them in an engaging way. The activity is standards based and it will lead the student team through conversations about characterization, theme, setting, tone, word choice, and mood discourse.

Tone Word Categories Poster Pack

Provide students with an instant go-to list of tone words with this set of thirteen categorized posters. Each 8.5"x11" poster features a font and image that contribute to the tone of the resource itself. Students can glance up while writing and find the perfect word for that poem or non-fiction piece they are analyzing.Download this FREE categorized tone list for a binder-sized student reference page.Check out this tone word study to solidify the words on the posters.

Acronyms Explained: What do all those letters mean? We explain the TWIST method & TPCASTT analysis acronyms for ELA classes. TWIST stands for Tone, Word Choice, Imagery, Style, and Theme. All of these topics are important for students to understand while reading and using a storyboard to visualize TWIST can definitely increase their comprehension.

A Christmas Carol: 3D Scene Analysis Project: Standards Based

Make your Christmas Carol Unit dynamic with this creative co-operative learning project. My 3-D Scene Analysis allows the student to pick apart a scene from Dickens, isolate significant literary elements, and present them in an engaging way. The activity is standards based and it will lead the student team through conversations about characterization, theme, setting, tone, word choice, and mood discourse.