To teach tone and mood in literature, utilize word activities based on the type of literature or write prompts that allow students to create their own tone and mood examples. Use song selections, poetry, short stories or... More »

Mood is a literary device authors use to evoke feelings within their readers. They create mood with their setting and character descriptions, tone and diction, or word choice. More »

A poem's mood refers to the emotions evoked by the poem's language. When poets use words to specifically inspire feelings of sadness, anger, joy or other emotions, those words contribute to the poem's mood. More »

Some tips from Raz-Kids include creating read along books for younger siblings, allowing students to listen to higher level books in the book room and teaching the students that they can download and print books on Raz-K... More » Education K-12

Third-grade math students work on comparing and ordering numbers, division facts and word problems to 10, multiplication facts and word problems to 12, units of measurement, and two-and three-dimensional shapes. Third-gr... More » Education K-12

An ideal teacher is someone who has a combination of qualities, such as being very knowledgeable on his subject, able to effectively manage his classroom, genuinely enjoys teaching and dealing with students, has high exp... More »

A welcome back to school letter from a teacher includes an overview of what students and parents should expect during the school year, an introduction to the teacher's teaching style and an overview of classroom policies... More »