Jan. 28th “Do Now” – In the spirit of today’s Tone Challenge, try writing 3-4 sentences which reflect a particular tone. You may pick from the following five words: apathetic, sympathetic, exasperated, meditative, optimistic.
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Jan. 28th “Do Now” – In the spirit of today’s Tone Challenge, try writing 3-4 sentences which reflect a particular tone.You may pick from the following five words: apathetic, sympathetic, exasperated, meditative, optimistic.
The young girl yawnedslowly and deliberately and did notcare about the topic before her. English class was of noimportance.. On a scale of one to ten, it was a zero.
The student seemedtobe on anotherplanet. Instead of listening to his teacher, he day-dreamed about going fishing with his dad. He thought about the goodolddays in kindergarten when recess lasted all day long.
To review and reinforce how to write a passage analysis focused on style and tone.
To practice identifying and analyzing tone.
(You will need three different colored highlighters for this activity.)
4. Pay close attention to the introduction. Did your partner answer the question? Has he/she related Conrad’s use of diction to tone and theme?
Turn to page 82 in your course packs.
"I shall throw you on a black ship and send you to the mainland, to King Echetos, destroyer of all mortal men,
who will cut off your nostrils and ears with a sharp bronze sword; he will tear off your private parts and give them to the dogs to eat raw."
SAMPLE ANSWER: THREATENING--In this excerpt, one of Homer's characters makes dire threats against another. The key to classifying a tone as "threatening" is the possibility or promise of negative action against the subject.
1. Rewrite The Bluest Eye analysis
2. Moodle postings & INS (independent novel study) selection.