Presentation on theme: "September 27 – Jr American Lit"— Presentation transcript:
1 September 27 – Jr American Lit Take out:PencilPaper“Talking about Tone” worksheet from yesterdayHW:Complete “SETTING a tone” WorksheetIn Class:Tone: PracticeTone in “The Rattler”Explaining the use of tone in “The Rattler”SETTING a tone
3 Tone in “The Rattler” What two tones can you detect in this story?
4 Writing a ThesisIn order to write a thesis, you need to know the prompt:How does the author use multiple tones to show the conflict that the man feels?Your thesis should answer this question, and could be in this format:In “The Rattler” the tones of _________ and _________ reflect the man’s reluctance to kill the snake but his understanding of the necessity to do so.
5 Explaining tone in “The Rattler” Of course, with any good thesis, you need to prove it using evidenceYou should be able to do this in a four-sentence paragraphYour FIRST sentence should be the thesis that you wroteYour SECOND sentence should be your evidence for the first tone in your thesis (use words/phrases from the text)The author uses the words/phrases ___________ and __________ to express a __________ tone.Your THIRD sentence should be your evidence for the second tone in your thesis (use words/phrases from the text)Your FOURTH and final sentence should be an explanation of why the author creates these tones in the story.The tones used in “The Rattler” are intended to make the reader understand that the man…