technique, often used by writers,
occasionally baffles kids.
help them become familiar with
children if they have ever seen movie or TV show that begins with a
spectacular crash scene and then flashes back to events that led up to
them to mention specific
they have seen this method
of storytelling in action.
why the word fashback
describes this technique
ask the students to read orally or
the selected story.
a table place face up, in random
order, a set
of flashcards that contain hort statements about the key events in
the children arrange the cards to
tale as it is written, checking the text for accuracy if necessary.
then can skim the story to locate the passage that indicates the start
of the flashback.
them understand that if the events
in chronological order, the story probably would have begun at the
point where the flashback begins.
group can rearrange the cards to show the story events in chronological
up with a work sheet that lists
important happenings in the story.
children number the sentences to
actual chronological order of the events.