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Sept 26 - Jr. American Lit Take out: Pencil HW – Complete “The Rattler” and “Talking About Tone” assignment In Class: Talking About Tone Practice Identifying Tone Goals: Define “tone” Identify tone in a short story
Tone What does the word tone mean? (If you don’t know, or can’t give a good definition, look it up or ask a partner) Write your definition here:
Tone What does the phrase tone of voice mean? Write your definition below:
Tone List five words that could describe a person’s tone of voice: (Example: ANGRY)
Tone Choose a words from your list, and write a single sentence on any topic) that conveys the tone you chose. Be careful not to name the tone itself. Write your word here: ______________________ Write your sentence here: Now write a short piece of commentary (analysis) explaining the words and tone that you chose, and how those words convey the intended tone.
“The Rattler” How does the man feel about what he does in the story? What impression does the snake give? What tone words come to mind to describe the feelings in this story? (Hint: there are different by complementary tone words in this story)