The Magic of MOOD: Creating Mood and Tone: A Creative Writing Technique
In this one-time class, students will practice the art of creating a specific mood for their writing, and distinguish the difference between mood and tone.
US Grade 4 - 7
We will examine the difference between mood and tone in writing, and then practice ways to develop MOOD in our own writings. We will do this by first practicing identifying each one, then explaining in our own words the difference between the two. Next we will have a practice worksheet that gives us some guidance for using mood and tone in our writing. Then we will go to our own writing piece and aim to use word choice, emotions, events, reader perception, and descriptions to pump up the MOOD...
Students will learn to write including a specific mood or tone as their writing goal. We will aim to understand and practice word choice, listening for emotion, and reader perception to gain this important skill.
Assessments OfferedInformal assessment during class, to determine that student is understanding the concepts and practicing/gaining the skill of including mood/tone to his or her writing.
1 file available upon enrollmentpaper and pen or pencil a one page (handwritten or typed) piece of student's own writing highlighter pen *please print out the worksheet provided attached to the class introduction
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
*Optional, but useful may be m-w.com, which includes a dictionary and thesaurus option for any word you look up.
Meet the teacher
Hello! My name is Teacher Kathy, and I look forward to seeing you in my classroom! I teach students of all ages to become better readers and writers through integrated, interactive, and hands-on learning. I enjoy incorporating art and music into...
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Live video meetings
1-5 learners per class