Description: Develop personal, cultural, textual, and thematic connections within and across genres through written responses to texts and personal experiences.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 6C


6C: Recognizing Mood/Tone

6C: Recognizing Mood/Tone

Description: Recognizing Mood and Tone

✓ standard met

Selection: A-20


Grade level: 1
Word count: 653 words
Author: Amie Leavitt
Synopsis: Does competing help you or hurt you?
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: The tone of a selection is the author's attitude toward the topic. Which word best describes the tone of this selection?
  1. factual
  2. angry
  3. gloomy
  4. sad

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Describe how you felt when you read a selection. Were you happy, sad, or did you feel something else? Explain why the selection made you feel this way.


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