Unit Plan

Teaching Tone to Teenagers

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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, character, and imagery work together to create tone.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Divide the class into groups of artists, musicians, dancers, actors, and writers and have them prepare a presentation that illustrates a particular tone
Classroom Considerations
  • Stress the importance of school-appropriate lyrics for the homework assignment
  • Assumes learners have individual copies of Holt Elements of Literature, but the activities may be easily adapted if the text is not available
  • The links to the images are broken; however, all the images are available on the Internet
  • The 36-page packet includes carefully scaffolded, detailed plans, graphic organizers, worksheets, and essay prompts
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