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 designed to help students develop a deep understanding of both foreshadowing and flashbacks. Filled with lots of fun, hands-on activities!
This is a good way to learn some of the concepts and literary tools that can seem daunting for intermediate students when they first encounter them. The story and the puzzle pieces work together to help students make what are sometimes subtle differences in literary techniques.