An editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching mood.
Use this teaching presentation to teach your students about mood in literature.
What is mood?
In literature, mood is a device authors use to create a certain atmosphere in the text. They do this by selecting specific vocabulary to describe the setting, characters and plot .
Why is mood important?
Mood is how a story makes the reader feel. If the author wants the reader to feel a certain way (happy, sad, nervous, excited, scared), then they have to create this in the text by choosing vocabulary that will evoke these particular emotions.
Exploring mood using text and multimedia
This PowerPoint includes both written texts and video clips for students to analyse for mood. It also includes a link to a worksheet, allowing your students to put their learning into action!
This resource was created by Jennifer Hall, a Teach Starter Collaborator.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
By the beginning of year 5, pupils should be able to read aloud a wider range of poetry and books written at an age-appropriate interest level with accuracy and at a reasonable speaking pace. They should be able to read most words effortlessly and to...
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
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Fixed a mistake on Slide 10. 'anicent' changed to 'ancient'.
Fix by Tom (Teach Starter) Aug 27th, 2021
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