3-5 | Tone, all grade levels

This is a generic Understanding by Design learning unit that may be adapted for any grade level/ achievement level.  This unit focuses on development of the concept of “tone.”  This focus helps students understand Reading Standard Four, Interpret words and phrases as they are used in text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning and tone.

Tone, all grade levels                      Casey at the Bat