Kind of Activity:
define tone, identify the tone of the novel and its function
Common Core Standards:
This activity is designed to follow or build off of Thought Question #1, in which the class discusses Dickens' tone in the novel and defines tone as “the attitude of the author toward the subject.”
Provide students with a list of words (example here). Have them mark 5 words that best describe the tone of Oliver Twist in one fashion, and then mark 3 opposite or substantially different tones in another. Students should pick a single sentence from the novel that best exemplifies each ...
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