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20 resources with the concept author's voice

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Reading Literature: 4th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 4th Standards
Tackle literature instruction with the help of a collection designed to meet every Common Core English language arts standard. Included is a unit, a video, and a variety of lesson plans and worksheets ready to drive, enhance, and support...
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Songwriting Skills

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Check out these detailed lessons using popular music across genres to explain songwriting concepts such as figurative language, elaboration, and tone. Learners examine lyrics to the songs from different musical genres and practice...
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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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Stories from the Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The stories of the Silver People, the West Indies immigrants hired to work on the Panama Canal, come to life in a lesson about the building of the Panama Canal. Groups research why the canal was built, how it was build, the working...
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Tone: Voice of the Speaker

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Tone and mood are easy to use interchangeably—and yet they are very different elements of literature. Help middle schoolers discern between the way a speaker feels about his or her subject and the way the audience is meant to feel with a...
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Practice Book: The Boy Who Saved Baseball

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
An array of reading comprehension, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary activities are at your fingertips with a language arts practice packet. Second, third, and fourth graders work on various skills using reading passages and word banks,...
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The Little Prince: Concept/Vocab Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Focus on the literary elements of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince with a concept analysis sheet. With suggestions and explanations for many of the book's concepts, vocabulary, and other issues that may arise in instruction,...
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Point of View, Perspective, Audience, and Voice

For Students 5th - 6th
Introduce class members to the basic elements of narrative and persuasive writing with this packet of exercises that not only defines the terms but also asks them to draft short paragraphs that employ these concepts.
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My Antonia: During Reading Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Home in on the quote on this page to explore setting, the author's and character's voices, and plot in Willa Cather's My Antonia. Pupils draw a picture of what is described in the quote, discuss the content, and make connections to their...
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The End: Special Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Setting the stage, creating characters, and establishing a suspenseful storyline can be a tricky task. Young authors read the story The End as a model of good and organized writing. They analyze the writer's techniques and employ them in...
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The Mudders: Advanced Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A secret game of chess kicks off a story of three very good friends. Critical analysis of a humorous piece is the catalyst for a wonderful writing challenge where the class takes on the task of writing with purpose, vivid language, and...
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The Mudders

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Every family has a funny story or two that needs to be told. After reading and analyzing a story written with the home spun humor of Mark Twain, learners work to develop their humours voice. The story is extremely funny and is a good...
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The Great Egg-Heist

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Remember when you were a young child and the wold was a very different place? Kids read a spy style narrative about a chicken coop. They analyze the author's style choice and voice, then write a personal narrative in a style of their...
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Teaching "style"

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Upper graders think about an author's style and voice as they create analogous video presentations. They rate ten authors in terms of style from plain to ornate, review the elements of style such as syntax and texture, then create video...
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Compare and Contrast Author's Voice

For Teachers 4th Standards
Follow the procedural details here to model for your class how to identify author's voice in two poems, "Since Hannah Moved Away" by Judith Viorst and Mirriam Chaikin's "I Hate Harry." Together, determine voice and the words that reveal...
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Voice Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Throughout history, poetry has given writers a chance to share their unique voices and opinions with the world. A series of centers-based activities give learners the opportunity to develop their own voices as they explore the Native...
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Lesson 1: Author's Voice in a Poem

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders use the title and text clues from a poem to determine what the author's voice is. In this author's voice lesson, 2nd graders participate in a directed lesson using the poem "Amazing Bats." They discuss their feelings with...
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Reading Handouts and Book List

For Teachers K - 5th
It's a book list for every possible purpose! The resource starts out with some reading comprehension support materials and worksheets, and then moves into pages and pages of categorized lists of books and stories that you can use to...
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Author's Voice in Passage

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore author's voice. In this literary elements and reading comprehension activity, students listen to two poems about snakes (included) and identify adjectives and other descriptive words and phrases that help them determine...
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Establishing a Strong Authorial Voice, Worksheet 2

For Students 6th - 8th
Young writers are asked to revise and modify a series of sentences to make them stronger and relay a sense of voice. No definitions or models are given. You might use the worksheet to check for understanding after a discussion of...