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Teaching Mood in Literature - The Rigorous Owl

Teaching Mood in Literature

Teaching Mood in Literature

Teaching Mood in Literature - The Rigorous Owl

Mood Masks: A Creative Assignment for Teaching Mood in Literature

Mood Masks, Hands-on Project for Mood in Literature, Interactive Notebook Insert

Mood Masks: A Creative Assignment for Teaching Mood in Literature

The Pinspired Teacher: Anchoring the Standards: Teaching & Documenting the Common Core Standards with Anchor Charts Part 1

Somebody Wanted But So method of teaching summary Anchor chart by The Pinspired Teacher

Creativity 2.0: Tone and Mood in Literature - Moving Beyond Paragraphs

I slammed my hand down on the desk. Frozen, terrified students stared at me, looked at their classmate.

Are you looking for an unforgettable classroom activity to teach mood to your upper elementary students? Why not try this mood ring craftivity? Students read 7 passages and identify the mood of each passage. Then, they follow the student-friendly directions to assemble the craftivity. It makes a great reading bulletin board, too!

Mood Craftivity

Are you looking for an unforgettable classroom activity to teach mood to your upper elementary students? Why not try this mood ring craftivity? Students read 7 passages and identify the mood of each passage. Then, they follow the student-friendly directions to assemble the craftivity. It makes a great reading bulletin board, too!

Creativity 2.0: Tone and Mood in Literature - Moving Beyond Paragraphs

Tone and Mood in Literature - Moving Beyond Paragraphs

Teaching Mood in Literature

Teaching Mood in Literature

Teaching Mood in Literature - The Rigorous Owl

Mentor Texts to teach characters, character traits, how they change, etc.

Characters Reading Unit with Mini Lessons

Favorite Read Alouds for upper elementary and loads of other free resources for reading aloud

Favorite Read Alouds for upper elementary and loads of other free resources for reading aloud - many of these books also work well for literature circles. I use Jake Drake Know it All.

Pinner says, "I created this anchor chart yesterday. My students really enjoyed making their own story "movies" in their minds. They even stated they liked their mental images better than the actual book's illustrations!"

Pinner: I created this anchor chart yesterday. My students really enjoyed making their own story "movies" in their minds. They even stated they liked their mental images better than the actual book's illustrations!

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Teaching Mood in Literature - The Rigorous Owl

Author's Purpose with Scholastic

Author's Purpose with Scholastic

Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!

For all my teacher friends! Powerpoint presentation on Author's Tone and Mood in Literature. I also pinned a great anchor chart, but the PowerPoint is good for an introductory lesson, or re-teaching for kids who need more time with the concepts. This has been a challenge, even for my on-level kids, this year.

Mood and Tone in Literature Presentation (with video)

Powerpoint presentation on Author's Tone and Mood in Literature. I also pinned a great anchor chart, but the PowerPoint is good for an introductory lesson, or re-teaching for kids who need more time with the concepts.

Text Time: 60 Close Reading passages presented at 2 reading levels (grades 3/4 and 4/5) with rigorous text-dependent questions. 1/2 Inforamational Text, 1/3 Literature, Poetry. High Interest and Curriculum based passages.

Reading Comprehension Passages - Close Reading Passages - No Prep

Text Time: 60 Close Reading passages presented at 2 reading levels (grades and with rigorous text-dependent questions. High Interest and Curriculum based passages.

A great resource for students to use while writing about reading! Students are able to decide using the ring of cards which prompt they want to use. Sentence frames are also included to guide their writing or collaborative conversations around literature.

Comprehension Questions with Sentence Starters

Questioning-the-Author style question cards

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