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Examining how words and their meanings affect tone

Standard Basis:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.4

Task:

Read the personal account of the epidemic by Isaac Starr, MD. Comparing it with the AS story, choose at least 3 key words from each that serve to demonstrate their difference in tone. Define the words fully, including figurative, connotative and technical meanings, and describe how they affect the tone of each piece.

Associated Story: Spanish Flu Pandemic

Media Credits

Meghan Bundtzen

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