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150 resources with the concept mood

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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Homelessness and Poverty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Photos can capture a complete story in a single image. Class members closely examine a photo of a homeless camp and attempt to read the story told by the picture. They then read the caption for the photograph and compare their notes with...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Gender Bias

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young sociologists are asked to read two photographs, identifying how the photographer uses point of view, color, pose, light, and shadow to express a stereotype of women or to challenge those stereotypes. Partners then create their own...
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Language Analysis: “I Have a Dream”

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers take a close look at Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech and use a language analysis sheet to determine if King's sentences make use of active or passive voice. They then move their attention back to take A...
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Analyzing an Author’s Craft: Carlotta’s Journey to Justice

For Teachers 8th Standards
Find your voice. Readers look at a passage from A Mighty Long Way and discuss what it means for Carlotta to find her own voice. After discussing figurative language and idioms, learners listen to the the song "This Little Light of Mine"...
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Analyzing Different Mediums: Advantages and Disadvantages

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do authors play to people's moods? After briefly reviewing mood using a Conditional and Subjunctive Mood handout, learners practice identifying conditional and subjunctive sentences in the Montgomery Bus Boycott speech before reading...
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Warhol­-like Color Study

For Teachers 10th
The lithographs of pop artist Andy Warhol inspire a lesson that asks young artists to try their hand at creating a study that demonstrates the effect color has on design. After drawing a self-portrait, participants paint their image in...
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Analyzing a Thematic Concept: Becoming Visible after Captivity

For Teachers 8th Standards
Have some dignity. Readers describe the word dignity using a word web and then sort Louie's actions into categories of reconnecting or dignity with a Visibility Double Arrow graphic organizer. They then use all of their ideas and...
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Informational Essay Planning: Essay Rubric and Planner

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils walk through the process of writing essays for their final assessment of Unbroken. They begin by reviewing the rubric using Rubric Criteria strips that assign a portion of the rubric to each pair of learners. They then participate...
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Analyzing Author’s Craft: Analyzing Hillenbrand’s Language Techniques

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young readers take a look at conditional and subjunctive moods authors use. The Conditional and Subjunctive Mood handout defines the types of mood and gives them examples and practice. They then work with partners to identify conditional...
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End of Unit Assessment: Analysis of Language Techniques

For Students 8th Standards
Watch your language! Scholars work on an end-of-unit assessment in which they demonstrate the language skills they learned. Questions ask readers to work with different types of verbs and mood all pertaining to the text in Unbroken.
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The Masque of the Red Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Poe goes high tech with a lesson that asks high schoolers to use the internet and various apps as they read and analyze "The Masque of the Red Death." In addition to responding to comprehension questions in Quizlet, they use Minecraft to...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 10th Standards
When Macbeth says "Nature seems dead," he is using personification. Using the resource, scholars complete a Quick Write to analyze the impact of figurative language on the mood of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Pupils also participate in an...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 10th Standards
What decisions might an author make about the structure of a play? Pupils participate in an evidence-based discussion about the author's choices in Shakespeare's Macbeth. Next, scholars analyze the effect of Shakespeare's structural...
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Short Stories

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A reading of Kevin Lamb's short story "Lost in the Woods" launches a study of how writers use elements such as foreshadowing, mood, character development, setting, and conflict to engage readers. Class members then demonstrate what they...
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Creating Suspense Lesson 2: Analyzing Literary Devices in "The Lottery"

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Looking for a complete lesson plan that does not require searching for additional materials? Creating Suspense Lesson 2 offers just that. After reading Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery," scholars analyze the literary devices the author...
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Using Video to Create Setting and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Writers have long used words, the sound of words, and the images created by their words to describe the setting and establish the mood of their stories. To gain a more in depth understanding of how settings can be used to develop a...
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Teaching Tone and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Tone and Mood are not synonymous! Introduce young readers to these literary devices with a series of exercises that not only point out the significant differences between the terms but also shows them how to identify both the tone and...
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Poetry and Art—Creating with Rhythm and Mood

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce young poets to the concepts of rhythm and mood with a worksheet that features Langston Hughes' "One-Way Ticket" and paintings by Jacob Lawrence. Individuals identify words or lines Hughes repeats to create a pattern and words...
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Mood Vocabulary Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What mood is an author trying to achieve in a written work? Contemplative? Exhilarated? Brooding? A wide-rangling list of positive and negative adjectives, complete with definitions, prompts pupils to precisely define the mood of a story.
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Mood, Voice, Tone and Perspective

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
The tools writers use to craft their tales, such as tone, voice, mood, and point of view, are also used by readers as they build an analysis of a work of literature. A reference sheet defines and provides examples of prevalent literary...
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Tone, Mood, Theme, and Motif

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all well and good when you're asked to identify a speaker's tone using his or her body language, facial expression, and pitch and emphasis. Identifying the tone of a written passage is another challenge entirely. Check out an...
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Understanding Design, Composition, and Color

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The set for a play combines design elements (style, line, shape, mass, measure, position, color, and texture) and principles of composition (unity, harmony, contrast, variation, balance, proportion, and emphasis) to create a particular...
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From Start to Strike: A Lesson Plan for the Whole Theatre Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce young thespians to all aspects of the theater. A syllabus for a one-semester drama course provides lessons that take learners from the history of drama to the many facets of play production.
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Teaching Tone to Teenagers

For Students 9th Standards
Tone is a tough topic to teach to teenagers. But never, fear, help is here in the form of a unit plan that takes advantage of their interest in music to set the stage for a series of activities that lead them to understand how setting,...