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Plot Development


Identify plot development techniques (e.g., foreshadowing and flashbacks) and explain their function in the text. 0601.8.3

Links verified on 6/23/2014

  1. The Cask Of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe - Lesson plan - analyze the story's text for foreshadowing and irony A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Dictionary of Symbolism - students look up objects of symbolism and see how it is used in literature.
  3. Example of Flash-Forward in Literature - Look at some famous examples of flash-forward in literature below.
  4. Plot Development Techniques - Explanation of rhe different techniques in this PPT show that is in PDF format.
  5. What is Flashback in a Story? - Here’s a great explanation of writing flashbacks and backstory offered up by Ron Rozelle.
  6. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsWriting a Flashback and Flash-Forward Story Using Movies and Texts as Models - Students are introduced to examples of these devices through the film The Sandlot and/or illustrated books. Students are then asked to create a story that contains both flashback and flash-forward. A lesson plan can be found at this site

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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