Description: Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 6C


6C: Recognizing Mood/Tone

6C: Recognizing Mood/Tone

Description: Recognizing Mood and Tone

✓ standard met

Selection: C-52


Grade level: 3
Word count: 1231 words
Author: Adapted from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
Synopsis: Is a job as a carpenter, electrician, or car mechanic the right career for you?
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: The tone of this selection is best described as
  1. plain and factual.
  2. false and cruel.
  3. sad and confusing.
  4. boastful and incorrect.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Give examples of selections you have read that create a mood through the setting, feelings of characters, and choice of words.


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