Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage


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What is mood?

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1. What is tone?

2. Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mood and tone help create the meaning of a story, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these concepts. Some topics you'll be assessed on include how to identify both tone and mood in writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definitions of mood and tone
  • Description of mood based on words in text
  • Ways to determine tone and mood in literature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as tone and mood
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to identify these aspects of literature

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify mood and tone
  • Understand the purpose of mood and tone
  • Compare concrete and abstract words