Students have a difficult time identifying tone -- and further, distinguishing tone from mood. This one-page handout explains tone, including Objective and Subjective Tone, and how to grasp tone versus mood. Also included is a list of helpful Words to Describe Tone (105 words listed) and Words to Describe Mood (96 words listed). Perfect for in-person, student-directed distance learning, or homeschooling, these PDF handouts can easily be printed or uploaded for use in Google Classroom.
Super helpful to have on hand for Writer's Workshops and centers, writer's notebooks, reading groups, independent study, and whole class instruction!