Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson

Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Ray Bradbury, "A Sound of Thunder" Close Reading Lesson
Product Description
Let the dinosaurs, time-travel, and murder in Ray Bradbury's short story "A Sound of Thunder" provoke your students to consider why Bradbury's writing has achieved the level of "art." First, students will research the allusion to salamanders in the story. Next, they'll examine believable dialogue and unconventional capitalization. Then, students delve into the multitude of similes and metaphors in Bradbury's style. Finally, students concentrate on onomatopoeia and its effect of the story. This flexible activity could be done by individuals, small groups, or modeled during a whole-class discussion. Access to at least one computer for research would be helpful for this activity.
Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
Report this Resource
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Loading...
$3.00
Digital Download
avatar

Renee Long

31 Followers
Follow
$3.00
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up