Foreshadowing and Flashback

5th - 7th

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. 

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The Tell Tale Heart: Foreshadowing and Flashbacks

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Making an Effective Presentation

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Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach

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Producing Multimedia Products in Grades 3-5

Pupils examine media elements such as text, digital cameras, scanners, sound, and video prior to producing projects and presentation. They design and produce a multimedia presentation based on a topic they research. They present their final products in class or at a school function.

U.S. Geography: The South

Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five physical features, prepare an oral presentation, and present their information to the class. Ask guiding questions to encourage listeners to assimilate what they heard and derive supporting evidence and reasons for speakers' claims.

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Inspiring Students With the Right Writing Prompts

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NteQ Lesson Plan for S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders

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