Foreshadowing Teacher Resources
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Recognizing Flashback and Foreshadowing
Are your pupils courageous enough to brave foreshadowing and flashback? They might be after this resource! They read information about these terms and then read an excerpt about a man who daringly crosses the Niagara Falls on a...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
8 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
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...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
The Wreck of the Hesperus: Questions for Analysis
Readers are asked to locate and identify various literary devices in The Wreck of the Hesperus, Longfellow’s recounting of the events at Norman’s Reef in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Consider extending the lesson by asking your pupils how...
11th - 12th English Language Arts