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187 resources with the concept tone

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Sleuthing A Writer's Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read The Train Ride Home by Robin Solomon. In this literature response lesson, students will inspect the writing of Solomon to determine how she established a certain tone through her word choice and paragraph structure....
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Reading (Fluency)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Emerging readers practice reading fluency. First, they listen to the teacher and classmates model fluent reading, and then they practice fluent oral reading with a partner. To close the day, they participate in a Reader's Theatre based...
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Allegro Band Warm-Up & Joyance rehearsal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In need of a high school band lesson? This resource includes a warm up, objectives for learners to focus on, and notes for each part of the song being played. These notes are specific to the learners it is written for, but may give you...
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Rubric for Research Papers

For Students 9th - 11th
This rubric is decent, but it doesn't provide a point allotment for each category. Use this as an outline to create a more comprehensive assessment for your writers' research papers. 
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Modernism in Poetry, Painting, and Music

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Are you teaching Modernism to your class? Connect different areas of artistic expression in the Modernist Era. Learners read T.S. Eliot, view art by Pablo Picasso, and listen to a Modernist musical composition. This final assignment is...
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Focus on Figurative Language

For Teachers 7th Standards
Using the poems "First Snow" by Ted Kooser and "Eating Alone" by Yi-Young Lee (or other suggested poems by Robert Frost or Sara Teasdale), middle schoolers search for examples of figurative language. Guide your learners by discussing...
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Latino Literature: Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Under construction, this lesson plan focuses on Canto Familia, a collection of poetry about Gary Soto's experiences growing up in California's Imperial Valley. Representative of the experiences of many Latinos, the poems also address...
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A Light in the Attic

For Teachers K - 2nd
Review selections from Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic and recognize characterization and tone used. Discuss and compare the various tones of each poem. Learners complete a character map and a pair share activity as well. Have...
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Discovering the Element of Color in Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale: A Comparison of Tone Color and Art Color

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students experience several different tone colors in the song and also add layers of color to their copy of "The Owl" to compare and contrast how an artist would create the element of color.
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The Unraveling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the role of tone in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. In this literature lesson, students perform scenes from the play inflecting the tone that they believe Shakespeare intended. 
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Details, Details: How Choices Reveal Character, Setting, Tone, and Theme. (Analyzing and Interpreting, Making Inferences)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students respond to works of art. In this art interpretation lesson, students examine images of art while using concepts they learned as they read literary pieces. They detail the setting, characters, and the mood and theme of the works...
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Music Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this music worksheet, students experiment at six stations around the room to explore different concepts related to music using tuning forks, water droppers, glasses, and moving tubes.
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BBC Learning English -working abroad: listening

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this listening worksheet, students will complete a chart identifying which of 5 speakers communicated each of the 18 statements. The corresponding radio broadcast can be found...
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Aerial Photographs

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geography worksheet, high schoolers read an excerpt about aerial photographs and how they are taken. Then they identify shape, size, tone, shadows, and other hints that might be seen. Finally, students respond to 5 short answer...
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Tone Poem Composing Project

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore role of music in storytelling by watching and discussing effect music has on perception of scene from movie, and using Sibelius program to compose single excerpt of music, considering dynamics, timbre, and articulation,...
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The Tone Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen carefully to a portion of the Poetry Out Loud CD. They focus on the tones the poet uses in his recitation of a poem. Then they map a poem of their own so that a classmate can read it using the tonal qualities intended...
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Energetic Musical Instruments

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students apply the principles and concepts associated with energy and the transfer of energy in an engineering context through the designing and making of a musical instrument. After the accomplishment of the design, students must...
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Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, and Tone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify color schemes in paintings and discuss the ways in which color is used to convey a mood or tone in a work of art.
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Satire: A Matter of Tone

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Satire, anyone? After a review of terms associated with satire, viewers are directed to craft a 500-600 word piece of satire about a familiar hypocrisy. 
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Reading for Tone and Inference

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Using a reading passage, this lesson leads learners through an exploration of a text. This activity focuses on identifying what the reading passage is about, its tone, and key elements.
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What's My Tone?

For Teachers Pre-K
Students answer a question in the same tone of voice that you ask it in. In this tone lesson plan, students respond to the volume and expression of the teacher's voice.
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Poems with Tone and Mood

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the use of tone in poetry. For this literature lesson, students read "We Real Cool," by Gwendolyn Brooks and use the provided graphic organizer to chart the poem's tone and mood.
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We All Need Speed Limits

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students consider fluency and speed of reading. In this speed limits lesson, students discuss the importance of speed when reading and how the rate affects comprehension and listening skills. Teacher models think aloud as a strategy.
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Story Time

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders watch soap operas online.  In this English lesson, 9th graders explore the story elements of the soap opera.  Students write a journal on their own interpretations of characters.