Mood Masks, Hands-on Project for Mood in Literature, Interactive Notebook Insert
Mood Masks: A Creative Assignment for Teaching Mood in Literature
Somebody Wanted But So method of teaching summary Anchor chart by The Pinspired Teacher
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!
Tone and Mood in Literature - Moving Beyond Paragraphs
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!
Teaching Mood in Literature - The Rigorous Owl
Author's Purpose with Scholastic
Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!
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.
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.