Reflection: Student Feedback Making Shadows with Foreshadowing While We Predict! - Section 2: Let's Get Excited!


I created the prompt illustrations to get students engaged about foreshadowing. I chose a snowman because I thought they would easily be able to predict what the picture was. I was surprised when this was not easy for them. It made me realize that I need to reevaluate the use of pictures and words as foreshadowing that allows students to predict.  Here are some comments about that.

  Student Feedback: I thought this would be easy....
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Making Shadows with Foreshadowing While We Predict!

Unit 3: Let's Practice Predicting
Lesson 5 of 8

Objective: SWBAT use questions, illustrations, words and background knowledge to make a prediction and describe how rhyming and rhythm add meaning to the text.

Big Idea: There are "shadow’s" of meaning that help us predict – pictures, words, and what you already know!

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Special Education, rhythm in speech, character trait, 2nd Grade, predicting, foreshadowing, illustration, rhyming in stories, story elements, background knowledge, figurative language, rhythm
  55 minutes
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