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Mood and Tone

Do Now: Read through the two Word Bank below (one if for MOOD words, one if for
TONE words). Circle the words you do not know. We will define them as a class.

MOOD WORD BANK (how to a text makes YOU feel)
POSITIVE MOOD WORDS + NEGATIVE MOOD WORDS -
calm
cheerful
content
energetic
harmonious
hopeful
hyper
inspired
joyous
lazy
loving
light-hearted
mellow
motivated
peaceful
playful
relaxed
relieved
silly
warm
welcoming
bittersweet
depressed
disappointed
dreary
gloomy
heartbroken
hopeless
indifferent
infuriated
lonely
melancholic
nervous
overwhelmed
pessimistic
scared
sick
somber
stressed
suspenseful
tense
terrifying
threatening
uncomfortable
uncertain
violent
worried

TONE WORD BANK (the narrator or authors attitude)
Positive tone words + Neutral tone words Negative tone words -
- amused -cheerful
- comforting -compassionate
- excited -forgiving
- respectful -lighthearted
- silly -sweet
- joyful -playful
- sincere -humorous
- proud -grateful
- admiring -encouraging
- peaceful -hopeful
- benevolent -optimistic
- complimentary -affectionate
- sympathetic
- direct
- confident
- factual
- straightforward
- questioning
- puzzled
- dramatic
- confused
- informative
- surprised

- angry -argumentative
- cold - condescending
- sharp -childish
- arrogant -disrespectful
- upset -bitter
- grim -fearful
- melancholy -outraged
- sinister -pessimistic
- apologetic -nervous
- mocking -sorrowful
- tired -horrified
- sarcastic -disgusted
- depressed -worried










Permanent
Index
#6

Mood = how a text makes ME (the
reader) feel.


HINT: MOOD = my feelings about
the text



Tone = the authors or narrators
attitude towards something or
someone in a text.

HINT: TONE = the tude of the
author or speaker

(find details, imagery, and diction)