Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-8)
The objective of this lesson is to examine the mood in Chapters 1-8 of Infinity Son. Mood is an element that authors use to evoke feelings in readers through the use of descriptive language. Mood is the overall feeling that readers have when reading a story.
Class Discussion: What is the mood at the beginning of Chapter 1? Does the mood change when the Spell Walkers arrive? What is the mood in Chapter 2? Does the mood stay the same throughout the chapter? How would you describe the mood in Chapters 3 through 8? As the mood is presented in each of these chapters, is the mood more positive or negative? How would you describe the overall mood in these chapters?
Activity: Divide the students into small groups. Have each group create a list of words that describe the mood in each chapter from 1 to 8.
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Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Reading: Literature RL.9-10.10, 11-12.3, 11-12.10
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.7, 11-12.7
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