Sequence of Events 0701.5.2 Identify sequence of events in text.
Key Words First Key VocabularyFinally/Lastly/In addition Next/Later/Following
Hitting the Big Homerun One day a boy decided to join a baseball team. Hisdad said that he would coach his sons team. The boys dadgot a little carried away on winning. So the boy thought thathe wasnt good enough. So he tried to sit out as much as hecould. But everybody had to bat and it was the last inning inthe final game in the end year tournament. All bases wereloaded and there was two out. The first pitch he swung. Hemissed it. It was a strike. The second pitch was the samething. Another strike. But on the third pitch he hit it. It was ahome run, his first one ever! When he got in his teamsdugout everybody on his team was cheering even the bestplayer that always got home runs was cheering. And then heknew his dad was very proud of him because his dad pushedthe boy so hard that is how he got the home run.
Sequence the Events ________ The boys dad started to show signs that winning was all he cared about. ________ The boy hit a homerun. _________ The boy decided to join the baseball team. _________ The boy got a strike. _________ The boys dugout was cheering for him. _________ The boys dad decide to coach.
Weather Trap I was in a open field when the rain came pouringdown on me. The sky was gray with deep black cloudsthat shadowed the ground. A wind came and blew off myhat, that finally had flying lessons. I heard the thundergoing Boom!Boom!Boom! I jumped. I was pretty sure itsounded like a bomb just blown. I tried to run back to mycabin but the screeching wind that sounded like an animalin pain was pushing me back. A second later the lighteningthat was striking the sky hit a tree and almost burned it inhalf. I was really scared but I couldnt move now for onestrange reason. The wind had stopped but the rain wasstill going at full force. I finally dragged my tired body backto our small cabin. I opened the door and my Momscreamed because at first she didnt know it was mebecause after I was cleaned up she told I had lookedhorrible. I laughed and put my freezing cold body in mynice little sleeping bag!
Sequence the Events ________ The rain poured on the author. ________ The lightening struck a tree. _________ The wind began to make strong gusts. _________ The author got in a sleeping bag. _________ It became very dark. _________ The thunder began to crash.
Gone Fishing Once upon a time there lived on the bank of a stream aman and a woman who had a daughter. They never could make uptheir minds to punish her for her faults or to teach her nice manners;and as for work -- she laughed in her mothers face if she asked herto help cook the dinner or to wash the plates. All the girl would dowas to spend her days in dancing and playing with her friends; andfor any use she was to her parents they might as well have had nodaughter at all. However, one morning her mother looked so tired thateven the selfish girl could not help seeing it, and asked if there wasanything she was able to do so that her mother might rest a little. The good woman looked so surprised and grateful for thisoffer that the girl felt rather ashamed, and at that moment wouldhave scrubbed down the house if she had been requested; but hermother only begged her to take the fishing-net out to the bank of theriver and mend some holes in it, as her father intended to go fishingthat night. Father went fishing at night.
Sequence the Events PLACE THE EVENTS IN THE CORRECT SEQUENCE BY USING THE NUMBERS 1-6: ________ Mother looked tired. ________ The girl laughed in Mothers face. _________The girl was as to take the fishing net out. _________ The girl first offered to work. _________ The girl spent her days playing. _________ Father went fishing at night.
Task Read a news article Sequence at least 5 events & draw pictures representing each
Follow-Up Activity Arrange in sequence. Cut up some popular comic strips, provide each student with one complete strip, and ask students to put the comics back in the correct order. Or arrange students into groups, provide each group with several cut-up strips from the same comic, and ask them to separate the panels into strips and arrange the strips in the correct order. Then introduce older students to a series of stories about an ongoing news event, and ask them to arrange the stories in the order in which they appeared. Encourage them to use the stories to create a news time line.