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Mood - Literary Terms made fun! Mood isn't just found in literary works...this group and individual project is a great way to get students thinking about MOOD from exploring music in movies and analyzing current popular songs!Students will work together to evaluate songs from movies and how the songs impact the mood, or emotional response, of the viewer.
Complete Literary Term Glossary in PDF w Answer Keys (HS-College). 90 words, 9 quizzes with keys, explorations of over 110 terms, and a wondrous foray into the world of epanalepsis, bildundsroman, and the pesky differences between tone and mood! This will become a treasury you'll use for years to come.
Scary Toy Story - Mood/Tone…This is the perfect short video to show when you discuss mood and tone…it's the Toy Story trailer done as a horror story….LOTS to discuss here! How does the mood change, why?
Have tone and mood been stumbling blocks for your middle grade students? One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is about how to teach tone. Now, I no longer have to reply, "I'll be darned if I know!" ;) Here's an awesome trick to teach kids what tone means and how to include it in writing!