Different Types of Tones in Writing


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Tone is all about ____.

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1. Which of the following sentences is false?

2. Which of the following is not a type of tone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Tone is a device in writing that helps convey meaning, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this device. Some topics you'll be assessed on include word usage in creating tone and attitude as it relates to tone.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of tone
  • Different types of tone for different pieces of written work
  • Word choice in creating tone
  • Examples of tone used in writing

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tone types in writing
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of tone and how writers use tone to convey meaning
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding various types of tone
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tone portrayed in sentences

Additional Learning

To learn more about tone, review the accompanying lesson on Tone Types In Writing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define tone
  • Differentiate between formal and informal tone
  • Know how tone is used in argumentative and reflection essays
  • Identify and give an example of four different types of tone