Edit to craft a tone that is appropriate for the topic and audience, and supports the purpose. 0601.3.14
Links verified on 6/1/2014
- Author's Purpose: Save the Wilbur - read a story online and answer questions on paper - a detailed explanation follows passage, teaching how to find the answers in passages
- Author's Purpose: A Winning Breakfast - read a story online and answer questions on paper - a detailed explanation follows passage, teaching how to find the answers in passages
- Common Tone Words - a list of common tone words to help identify tone of stories
- Comparative Exercise - find all the features unique to the text format.
- A Rough Hierarchy for Revision and Editing - Effective revising starts with the most general characteristics of an essay and gradually moves to more specific characteristics.
- Elements of Fiction: Style and Tone - Tone refers to the writers attitude toward his/her story and to the reader. The writers tone assists in creating a mood or atmosphere for the story.
- Strategies for Helping Readers - reading strategies with video and lessons
- Teaching Tone vs. Mood using Computer-Based Multimedia - lesson plan that can be adapted using Photostory 3.0 [this high school lesson plan could be adapted to teach this standard]
- Tone in Literary Fiction - review definition and examples of tone
- Tone: A Matter of Attitude - Tone and purpose are very much related: one's tone is defined by why one is writing and vice versa.
- Tone in Business Writing - provides overviews and examples of how to use tone in business writing. This includes considering the audience and purpose for writing
- Tone and Mood - Tone is the authors attitude toward a subject.
- Writing Guide: Audience - Recognize that different readers can best understand different messages
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