Diction is word choice.
We are currently studying diction in "The Highwayman" and "Folk Bloodbath". Students are selecting powerful words that give a clue to the time period and the culture of the characters in the story.
We recorded 5 - 10 words then we chose one and played with font styles that we felt captured the time period or culture of the ballad.
1800's Old England
Finally, students identified 2 creative backdrops to display these words to add to the viewers understanding of the story.
Students worked in pairs to identify diction in "Folk Bloodbath".
Students now know: