Activity Spotlight: The Daily Tone

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The Daily Tone

The Daily Tone follows Opening Magic in most LitART programs.  

  • The LitART Leader presents a short piece of language that requires inferential reading skills such as a riddle, saying, idiom, or comic.
  • The Leader guides interpretation of the text.
  • Example Daily Tone: Everyone smiles in the same language.
  • Steps:
    • Write it.
    • Read it aloud.
    • Think about it.
    • Turn & talk.
    • Use guiding questions as needed.
    • Provide an interpretation.