How to Identify and Convey Tone in Writing

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Feb 15, 2012 3:07:16 PM

One of the most difficult literary devices to recognize as well as convey is tone.  Helping students to identify tone in literature can be daunting, and helping students create the appropriate tone in their own original writing can also be a chore.  The following are some tips to help students grasp the concept of tone.  I have also created a free activity called "Using Appropriate Tone" to help students grasp the idea of tone, and --trust me--kids will LOVE this activity!

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