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Incorporating Flashbacks in Narrative Text - The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
After watching a video segment of an interview with one of the survivors of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, young writers create an original narrative that utilizes flashback to tell the L.D. Cox's story. Writers determine who or what triggers the flashback and when and where it happens.
9th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
Collaborating on Flashback
Explore a flashback in a story with readers. They will read a story, identify the flashback in the story, then evaluate how the flashback is used. Using the NoteFolio, students analyze the meaning and merit of a flashback in a story. They evaluate the story and analyze how the flashback adds to the meaning of the story.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 65 Downloads
Second graders practice recalling the sequence of events in a story. In this sequencing lesson, 2nd graders listen to the story, A Chair for My Mother and identify each flashback that occurs in the text. Students chart the sequence of events.
2nd Language Arts 9 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Tell Tale Heart: Foreshadowing and Flashbacks
In this foreshadowing and flashbacks worksheet, students are given a short re-telling of The Tell Tale Heart to read. Student then complete several exercises to determine when and how foreshadowing and flashbacks are used in the story.
6th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 386 Downloads
Students create a piece of original fiction utilizing flashbacks. Students define and identify the use of flashbacks in the novel Holes. Definitions and examples are recorded in student journals. They use their examples as springboard for creating their own fiction using flashbacks.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 60 Downloads
Students develop examples of flashback in their own individual writing. In this language arts lesson, students write an original story that incorporates the literary device flashback. Students also assess each other's work by exchanging their writing using the unit-to-unit cables and following the prompts designed to facilitate meaningful critiques.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 39 Downloads
Flashbacks: Illuminating the Past to Brighten the Present
Students read Holes by Louis Sachar. In this word definition lesson, students discover what the word flashback means and how they are used in a story (specifically Holes). They discuss as a class and then they independently respond to a writing prompt in their journal.
5th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
Chronological Order of Events in a Story with a Flashback
Fourth graders read the story Leaving Home and put the story events in chronological order. In this chronological order lesson plan, 4th graders use index cards and refer to the flashbacks in the story.
4th Language Arts 10 Views 25 Downloads
Fifth graders study narrative writing. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders review how an author uses vivid verbs, imagery, and adjectives to capture reader's attention. Students explore literary devices of foreshadowing, flashback and suspense in order that the students can classify how the author caught their attention.
5th Language Arts 7 Views 9 Downloads
Students explore the aspects of narrative structure. They examine how chapters and paragraphs are linked together. Students observe how authors handle time in their writing through the use of flashbacks, stories within stories, dreams and the passing of time.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 42 Downloads
Bridge to Terabithia: Library Lessons
Foreshadowing, flashbacks, and imaginary places are the three topics of focus in this two-lesson packet written especially for the book, Bridge to Terabithia. Each lesson also comes with worksheets and activities to support student engagement and learning.
5th - 7th Language Arts 47 Views 37 Downloads
A Christmas Carol Chronology
Which comes first? The Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, or Future? What clues can readers use to establish the chronology of A Christmas Carol? The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley, and Tiny Tim provides the text for an activity that asks class groups to use logic, context clues, and transitions to unscramble and reorder the events in Dickens’ story.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 110 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Native American Culture: The Light in the Forest
Seventh graders read the novel, The Light in the Forest. They work in groups to research and create artifacts for a Native American Living Museum. They complete a Powerpoint presentation of their virtual museum to classmates.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
J’adore Blackpool, Chuck*: YouTube Lures the French to the British Seaside Resort
Ninth graders explore the British seaside resort Blackpool. In this British Travel ESL lesson plan, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students create a short story about what a person did in Blackpool.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Holes: Chapter 6 and 7
In this literature skills activity, students review the use of flashbacks in the book Holes by Louis Sachar. Students study the map of Latvia and the map of the Asian Continent. Students then answer the questions about setting and perseverance.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 20 Downloads
Story vs. Plot
Students, after reading and discussing the two texts by Flannery O'Connor, "Good Country People" and "Greenleaf," analyze the plot, tone, characters, themes and setting in each story. They write their own short stories dealing with a detailed plot and real-time events including flashbacks, etc.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads