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  • Question 1
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    Q. Dear Alex, 
         Don't forget that our science project is due tomorrw.  I will revise and edit the report.  You will finish doing the poster.  Make sure to use neat handwriting.  I want a good grade, don't be a slacker.
    -Brecken
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    bossy
    friendly
    helpful
    confused
  • Question 2
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    Q. Dear Mrs. Collins,
         I absolutely LOVE your books! You are my favorite author of all time.  I read The Hunger Games trilogy in one week!  I want to be an author someday, and I hope that I can be as inspiring as you are.
    -Jayda
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    silly
    relaxed
    adoring
    confident
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Grandma, 
         Thank you for the new outfit and shoes.  Now I am excited about the first day of school.  I can't wait to wear my new outfit.  I really wanted that shirt, but I didn't have enough money for it.  Thanks again!  I love you!
    -Mollie
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    embarrasesed
    calm
    light
    appreciative
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Mom,
         Please come pick me up as soon as possible.  I hate it here at summer camp.  If you let me come home, I will keep my room clean for a year.  I will even clean the bathrooms.  PLEASE COME SOON!!
    -Jeremy
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    hostile
    desperate
    somber
    suspicious
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Dear Jordan,

    I was thinking of you the other day. I remembered the time that we were paddleboating in the lake, and you fell out when you tried to "pet" a fish! I told the story to my family during dinner, and we all had a good laugh!

    -Dan

    Which word best describes the tone of this note?

    answer choices

    loving

    annoyed

    funny

    hopeful

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. To whom it may concern, 
         I purchased the weight lose powder that you advertised on TV.  I have been sprinkling it on my food for 4 weeks, and I have gained 5 pounds instead of losing weight.  I think your powder is a scam, and I want my money back immediately.
    -Grace
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    outraged
    casual
    depressed
    playful
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Paul,
         I know that I told you that I would go bungee jumping with you next week when I see you.  However, I changed my mind,  I'm not brave enough to jump off of the platform.  I keep having nightmares about my harness failing.
    -Barry
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    sarcastic
    confused
    pathetic
    frightened
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Karen,
    I wanted to tell you the great news!  The doctors think that they were successful at removing all of the cancer cells.  I have to return for tests once a year, but I believe that the cancer is gone from my body!
    -Amy
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    optimistic
    pessimistic
    fearful
    expectant
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Dad, 
         Congratulations on completing your first marathon!  I know that you have had this goal for a long time now, and you worked really hard to achieve your goal.  You have shown me that if I work hard, I can achieve my goals, too!
    -Kaleb
    answer choices
    happy
    somber
    compassionate
    proud
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. Dear Sara, 
         Do you remember when I taught you how to play tennis last summer?  I spent many hours with you on the court.  It hurts my feelings that you haven't asked me to play tennis in the last six months.  When I pass the tennis courts now, I often see you playing with Carmen.
    -Chelsea
    Which word best describes the tone of this note?
    answer choices
    nervous
    bitter
    friendly
    unconcerned
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