This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

27 Evaluative writing prompts - or evaluative linking words/phrases - that you can use in an essay.

Use to understand the tone for any article or scene - or to capture exactly what tone it is you're looking for as you write.

TONE

Use this page to help you understand the "tone" for any article or story that we read in class. If you understand the author's tone, you will most likely understand the main idea (informational or .

Okay, so this is written from a pretty liberal perspective that I don't agree with, but the tips on describing skin color are actually pretty helpful, so I'm pinning it.:

Pinning for ths excelent descriptions. >>>> Okay, so this is written from a pretty liberal perspective that I don't agree with, but the tips on describing skin color are actually pretty helpful, so I'm pinning it.

"That's very helpful," he said in a melodic voice that held grassroot tones.

Voice adjectives: "And through the brittle air, her honeyed voice sang the most beautiful broken tune I have ever heard"

'I Feel' - Emotional Word Wheel - Imgur

'I Feel' - Emotional Word Wheel

I Feel - Emotional Word Wheel - The Feel Wheel - American English and Australian English

Free! Using Appropriate Tone in Writing

Freebie: One of the most difficult literary devices to recognize as well as convey is tone. Helping students to identify tone in literature can be daunting.

The boy was like a puppet; always wearing a mask to hide what he was feeling and always did as he was told. The strings cut into his wrists, and the little fight in him said to keep going, but his mind told him to give up and conform to fit society.

Writespiration #38

The boy with the black eyes was once a puppet. Now that he’s cut his strings, he has to show the silent blonde how to free herself from hers. Read Erica Cameron’s SING SWEET NIGHTINGALE

A sword, Bow and arrows, axes, throwing knives, a mace, even a shield could be used as a bludgeon when you had the strength for it. But this? What kind of weapon was this? It wasn't a weapon, pure and simple. It was a musical instrument. Who received a Cello as a weapon?!?! At least a guitar you could swing like a bat, but this? What was I going to do? Serenade my enemies in the Annual Games? <<< very funny idea (not mine)

An Interesting weapon.

"Don't tell me the moon is shining. Show me the glint of light on broken glass" -Anton Chekhov #writing #advice

Famous Writers on Writing: My Favourite Inspirational Quotes

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