Using foreshadowing to make predictions


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Teaches high school students to notice foreshadowing in literature and how to use them to predict changes in plot.

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Using foreshadowing to make predictions

  1. 1. Using Foreshadowing to Make Predictions Today we will…SPI 3002.8.15 Identify and analyze standardliterary elements(foreshadowing, flashback, suspense.)Notice the clues the author gives the readerto help them make predictions.SPI 3002.5.1 Make inferencesand drawconclusions based on evidence in text. Use those clues to predict future events.
  2. 2. Turn to pg. 79.Read the short paragraphabout making predictions.Flip your packet over and write down onething you learned about foreshadowingand predictions.
  3. 3. Foreshadowing is a common literary element. Watch… Listen.. Answer this question on your paper, “What is foreshadowing?”SPI 3002.8.15 Identify and analyze standards literary elements(foreshadowing, flashback, suspense.)
  4. 4. Using Foreshadowing to Make PredictionsClickme. Foreshadowing is when author’s purposefully write descriptions or dialogue that give you clues about what will happen. This technique often creates suspense and makes you want to keep reading! Making predictions is when you use those clues to think ahead.
  5. 5. Use Your Text Clues to Make a Prediction. I looked at the speedometer… Paul was driving even faster. "Please slow down," I said. "Were coming to a really bad curve in the road!" But he didnt slow down and the snow was drifting higher and higher. I could hardly see the road!SPI 3002.5.1 Make inferences and draw conclusions based onevidence in text. What is the evidence in this textthat you used to make a prediction?
  6. 6. Open your book to pg. 83.Read the lines 66-81. You will see aletter D in a blue box. DUsing the first section on your studyguide, write down what you think theman will do in the left column.Cite evidence from the text (SPI 3002.5.1)(foreshadowing) that led you to makethis prediction.When you are finished, stay in yourseat, but turn to a neighbor andcompare notes. If they cited differentevidence, make note if it on your studyguide. 5 Minutes
  7. 7. Read through line 144.Write your name and yourneighbor’s name on an index card.Mind meld with your neighboragain and together answer thequestion at line 144 labeled FList both your prediction and citethe text evidence (foreshadowing)that led to that prediction. 8 minutes
  8. 8. Finish the story on your own andcomplete the study guide. Thestopping and prediction points arelabeled on both the study guide andin your text book. Your learning goals are…Identify literary elements like foreshadowing. Draw conclusions based on evidence in text..
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