These are three reference sheets I laminate and always have handy for my students when we're doing any type of rhetorical analysis. They include lists of all of the most common adjectives used to describe tone, diction, and syntax, as well as explanations
The Birthmark By Nathaniel Hawthorne - TWIST: Another great way to engage your students is through the creation of storyboards that asks your students to find Tone, Word Choice, Imagery, Style, and Theme.
24 task cards. Use these effective and engaging common core aligned task cards with ANY novel or short story to teach your students how to closely analyze literature. This product includes 24 post reading task cards that require students to analyze character, theme, setting, conflict, plot, author's tone, word choice, and much more. These task cards work perfectly for individual, small group, or whole class assignments, as assessments, or as interactive notebook pages.
Tales of Shakespeare - Wheel of Emotions - Writers, expand on your feelings with this emotional word wheel chart! Word wheel charts might seem like a childish tool for an established writer like yourself but for some of us, a word wheel can…