Goals: To understand what the rhetorical context of a text is (SOAPSTone), and how to use it
Instructions: Rewrite the following sentence three times, using different words and structure but with the same basic meaning, so that it has three of the following tones. You pick. Label your rewrites with the tone you chose for each sentence. You do not have to copy the original sentence.
Original Sentence: I awoke at six a.m., opened up my window, and saw that it was raining.
Handouts in Class: SOAPSTone instructions and worksheet
Terms and Vocabulary: See handouts
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. We discussed tone
2. We completed and discussed SOAPSTone for Lord of the Flies