Foreshadowing Teacher Resources
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Best used as part of a creative writing unit, this activity helps writers plan how they will employ foreshadowing (to which they have already been introduced) in their own stories. The whole group brainstorms story events that lend themselves to foreshadowing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 61 Downloads
Collaborative Reading: Foreshadowing
Small groups read assigned short stories and identify examples of foreshadowing they find. Encourages rereading by reminding pupils that foreshadowing is more apparent in retrospect. Based on Texas Instruments technology, but pencil and paper works too.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 122 Downloads
Perfecting My Pal's Poe Paragraph
After analyzing the compelling first paragraph of Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death," high schoolers draft original opening paragraphs using techniques identified Poe's writing. The relationship between suspense and foreshadowing, setting, imagery, and conflict is highlighted in vocabulary study in this concise plan.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
Discern the Impact of an Author's Structural Choices by Analyzing Foreshadowing
The conclusion of Ambrose Bierce’s “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” shocks even the best readers. We want Peyton Farquhar to be released by the Union soldiers. We want him to return safely home. We want him to embrace his wife and children.
8 mins 11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Irony & Foreshadowing in "The Cask of Amontillado"
As your class reads "The Cask of Amontillado," have them search for examples of irony and foreshadowing. In one square, readers record textual evidence, and in an accompanying square, they comment on the quotations. One example is already provided.
8th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 24 Downloads
Foreshadowing: A Definition
Define foreshadowing for your upper graders with this well designed resource. While there are only two slides, the definition and example provided are excellent and if coupled with additional literary devices could make for a great lesson.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads
Creepy Read Week
Here's a clever technology twist to writing in the round. Participants rotate through a series of computers adding to stories and editing by keystroke and mouse click. "Locked" forms prevent the loss of stories filled with suspense and foreshadowing.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Foreshadowing and Situational Irony in Kate Chopin Short Stories
This resource contains summaries of the stories featured, but limited procedural detail. Readers compare Chopin's stories' use of situational irony and foreshadowing. High interest content (questionable paternity, missing persons) for high schoolers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 145 Downloads
Introduce readers to foreshadowing with this straightforward plan for analysis of a text. The resource suggests embarking on a first analysis with a video of the teacher's choice. Readers will apply skills developed here to a written text in the following activity.
6th - 11th Language Arts 35 Views 186 Downloads
Fifth graders study narrative writing. In this language arts lesson plan, 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 19 Views 20 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 55 Views 41 Downloads
Around the Room Short Story
Collective story writing is a great way to reinforce the concept of story elements and collaborative learning. Young writers discuss story elements such as, setting, character, action, climax, conclusion, foreshadowing, dialogue, and theme.
4th - 7th Language Arts 25 Views 59 Downloads
A South African Storm
Young scholars explore racial prejudice in South Africa through the reading of "A South African Storm" by Allison Howard. In this cultural and geography instructional activity, students discuss ethnicity and prejudices and cite examples from the letter.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 35 Downloads
Story Literary Elements
A lesson on the literary elements necessary for a story, this energetic slide show might be just what you are looking for! Cover the following terms: foreshadowing, protagonist, conflict, characters, setting, climax, setting, point of view, and antagonist.
6th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 45 Downloads
Analyze the Impact of Tension on the Reader
Strong readers are aware of foreshadowing and can use it to look more deeply into the text. Help your pupils become stronger readers by showing them this video or slides and working through the provided guided notes. The narrator examines the use for foreshadowing in W.
6 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Foreshadowing and Flashback
Imagine—learners teaching learners! Flashback and foreshadowing are the focus of a colorful, student-produced presentation that illustrates the differences between these literary terms. Consider using the presentation as a model, having your class critique the slides, and then assigning groups terms to use in their own presentation.
5th - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 51 Downloads
"A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury: Questions
These questions are designed to accompany Ray Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder," and could be used to guide and focus readers or as an assessment of reading skill and knowledge of the elements of a story. Page one focuses on questions of fact, while the second page asks pupils to identify symbols, the mood, the theme, the point of view, and examples of foreshadowing.
7th - 9th Language Arts 16 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension 4: Level 8
Need a quick but comprehensive reading strategies exercise? Even your most reluctant readers will be engaged by the story of a nuclear reactor explosion at a top-secret Idaho base. After reading the short passage, learners answer nine multiple choice questions.
8th - 10th All 41 Views 189 Downloads
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chapter 1 Reading Check
Good worksheets pinpoint key events and get readers thinking about the choices writers make when crafting a story. Here's a good worksheet. Designed to be used with the first chapter of Of Mice and Men, consider having your pupils re-visit these same questions after concluding the novel to see how Steinbeck foreshadows the tragic final chapter.
6th - 9th Language Arts 8 Views 26 Downloads