Tone Worksheet 1

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Discern the tone in four selected poems with a straightforward assignment. Junior high readers analyze the authors' word choice and text structure to define a tone for each poem, as well as each poem's meaning.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a language arts assessment
  • Include in a homework packet during a poetry unit
  • Have pairs or groups work together to analyze each selection, and prompt them to share responses with the class
  • Encourage your class to expand one response in a longer analytic essay
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for middle schoolers, but helpful for high schoolers in need of review
  • Provide additional paper for learners to write their responses
  • Comes with an answer key
  • Two-page worksheet would make a versatile addition to your curriculum
  • Provides short definitions for unfamiliar words
  • Includes poems by Helen Hoyt, D.H. Lawrence, Richard Aldington, and Irene Rutherford McLeod
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