Foreshadowing and flashbacks are critical literary techniques that authors use to pull readers into the reality of the story and reveal its characters. These drama-heightening techniques are essential for students to understand as they develop their craft as readers. This 3-day mini-unit is design
Character Analysis Case File Featuring Foreshadowing, Context Clues & MoreThis product is a fun and engaging way to help students make inferences and predictions about upcoming events in any novel or short story. The product is set up as though students are "investigating" what the climax of th
Engage your students while teaching foreshadowing!
Both the Google Drive version, and PDFs are available for this product. I am including both so that you can edit your copy to fit the needs of your students, as well as share the graphic organizers to be compliant in a paperless classroom.
This worksheet sheet introduces the concept of Foreshadowing and has students practice the skill using small examples. This print and go resource asks students to evaluate examples (Including hyperlinked web resources (with QR Codes) such as a video and poster. The examples also include literary
Hook your students in to Common Core lessons dealing with a variety of Plot elements by using these fun and engaging lessons using Pixar shorts! Created by The House of Roush for intermediate level students, but can be used for students from 5th to 10th grade depending on where you place these activ
"Lob's Girl" Literature Study UnitIn this 8-day unit students will develop a deep understanding of Joan Aiken’s short story “Lob’s Girl” . Its tale of loyalty and friendship combined with mystery and suspense make it an incredibly engaging read. Students develop skills in understanding short sto
This presentation contains 10 slides that can be used either to introduce the concept of foreshadowing or to review the concept with students. Presentation contains three slides that introduce foreshadowing, three slides that provide examples of cartoons containing foreshadowing, and three slides c
Your students will absolutely love this script and accompanying lessons! Based on the famous Japanese urban legend "The Girl in the Gap," this script is written specifically for teen enjoyment and English Language Arts CCSS. This product is also available in my bundle Teen Readers' Theatre Bundle Fe
This is a fun collaborative activity that requires students to discuss different quotes from the text and decide whether or not they foreshadow the ending of the story!Included are 17 quotes from "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl that you will cut into strips. 12 of the quotes ARE foreshadowing, 5 are N
This bundle includes three 3-day mini-units on Mood, Foreshadowing & Flashbacks, and Irony!Great News! The student packets in each mini-unit are also available as a Google Slides resources. In addition to the PDF version, students can complete the packet pages via a file sharing service such as
This is a three page document. It tells the story of "Strega Nona" and stops the reader throughout to gather clues and make foreshadowing predictions. There are also a few multiple choice comprehension questions at the end.(This is Tomie dePaola's text version of Strega Nona, however the text leve
This product focuses on two literary devices: Foreshadowing and Flashbacks. Students will take notes, see video clip examples, practice identifying both foreshadowing and flashback using excerpts from popular books, and take an assessment that asks them to write their own examples. It also now inclu
Common Core mini-lesson created by The House of Roush to review the elements of suspense with intermediate level students.
Students watch the Pixar short "The Toy Story of Terror" (teachers will need to purchase the DVD) and analyze it for suspense, setting, foreshadow, irony and traditional scary
This Prezi is a Foreshadowing PreziIt first defines what foreshadowing is and has a fun video that explains types of forshadowing used in movies.Students are then shown text and short movie clips and asked what they might be foreshadowing. ********I have added a handout to go along with the prezi as
This includes everything you need to introduce and teach foreshadowing. Zipped folder includes:---Detailed lesson plan---Forshadowing Prezi Presentation (with handout)---Foreshadowing in popular songs---Four forshadowing charts for four great short stories (along with the links to the full text)---D
Updated and remodeled with movie clips to help illustrate all of the concepts!Foreshadowing, time and tempo are fun concepts to work on with students. Included in this PowerPoint are notes and activities that will get your students thinking about Foreshadowing, Flashbacks, Flash-Fowards, and Tempo.
This Common-Core Aligned, three-day lesson over "The Scarlet Ibis" incorporates writing, music, and common cultural symbols into your classroom. Each day is scripted and includes common-core standards, essential questions, success criteria, and any difficult vocabulary terms that the student may be
Introducing BIBO! This print and go lesson provides links and stop points for the award winning movie titled Bibo about a loyal and devoted robot that has found himself in unimaginable circumstances. (Video is on both Vimeo and YouTube) This well written story integrates critical reading skills f
I searched long and hard to find three songs that I felt best exemplified foreshadowing and this is it!
This product contains a foreshadowing definition sheet and the lyrics to three songs and directions for identifying the foreshadowing contained within said songs.
This is a fun little activity t
This product is a bundle of three of my products for Roald Dahl's famous short story "The Landlady". It includes a mystery puzzle escape room, a foreshadowing strip activity, and everything you need to run a fishbowl Socratic Seminar discussion in your classroom. Please check out the links to each
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This item includes 19 stations that have students participating in activities to do with foreshadowing and flashback in literature. Technology is included with seven of the stations. I have included items for you to make your own file folders for each stati
Foreshadow and Flashback Lesson - Middle School
This engaging lesson includes everything you need to teach your middle school students foreshadow and flashback using authentic fictional texts. This two day lesson includes a guiding PPT, a cloze for student guided note-taking, an excerpt from YA nov
This short Film, Alma, is an excellent tool to have students review suspense and foreshadowing techniques. Students love the "creepy" film and figuring out exactly what has happened to the character. The file includes the film, student worksheets, and an answer key. The 4 worksheet pages include pau
In order to understand literature, students have to understand literary devices. One of these devices is foreshadow. As part of students’ learning, they need to understand that foreshadow is part of an author’s craft, and an author uses certain devices to create suspense, description and the plot fo