Presentation on theme: "Chapter 6: Tone and Diction Get your book and start reading."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 6: Tone and Diction Get your book and start reading.
Process: Tone What do you think is the reason for the shift in our perception of homeless children? Why would it not be cause for concern in the adults of Twain’s day?
Silent Reading 10 minutes of silent reading. You should be reading Chapter 6 or 7. If you are beyond Chapter 7, please read your Book Club book.
Warm-up: Superstitions What are some of the superstitions Tom and Huck discuss during this chapter?
Discuss: Superstitions How might people be influenced in the text later in regards to superstitious beliefs? How could Twain use this as an author?
The Task: Author’s Style You will rewrite the descriptive passage for Huckleberry Finn in such a way that presents his situation as sad, tragic, and even horrifying. –Keep each sentence grammatically similar to the original. –Where Twain uses figurative language, you should also use figurative language. –You may only omit no more than 3 sentences for clarity or coherence.
Process: Style Where else have we seen Twain’s tone about a character or event?