We found 119 resources with the concept mood
Poetry and Art—Creating with Rhythm and Mood
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIntroduce young poets to the concepts of rhythm and mood with a learning exercise that features Langston Hughes' "One-Way Ticket" and paintings by Jacob Lawrence. Individuals identify words or lines Hughes repeats to create a pattern and...
Mood, Voice, Tone and Perspective
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe tools writers use to craft their tales, such as tone, voice, mood, and point of view, are also used by readers as they build an analysis of a work of literature. A reference sheet defines and provides examples of prevalent literary...
Understanding Design, Composition, and Color
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The set for a play combines design elements (style, line, shape, mass, measure, position, color, and texture) and principles of composition (unity, harmony, contrast, variation, balance, proportion, and emphasis) to create a particular...
Using Music to Tell a Story or Describe a Scene
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Young composers demonstrate their understanding of the stylistic features of descriptive music, including pitch, tempo, dynamics, rhythm, and timbre, by developing a melody and countermelody for a main character in a story. As part of...
Teaching Emily Dickinson: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Three of Emily Dickinson's poems, "I like to see it," "Because I could not stop for Death," and "We grow accustomed to the Dark," provide instructors with an opportunity to model for class members how to use close reading strategies to...
Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
There is a reason why an Oscar is given each year for the Best Adaptation Screenplay. Adaptations are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare a work of literature with a least one adaptation of the work into a...
Lord of the Flies: The End of Innocence
7th - 12th
Boys become beasts in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Explore their progressive transition with a collection of materials for a novel unit, including a presentation with background information, lessons on literary elements from the book, and reading assessments.
Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative writing, and connects to various novels and subjects across the middle school curriculum.
Reading Lessons: Townsend Press
4th - 6th
Enhance your literacy unit with a set of videos featuring textual analysis and reading comprehension strategies. From discerning the main idea of a text to evaluating an author's purpose and tone, the ten-part series engages upper elementary students who are ready to develop active reading skills.