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A Sound of Thunder. Ray Bradbury. Objectives. Understand and appreciate science fiction (Literary Analysis) (R3.0) Recognize foreshadowing (R. 3.6) Predicts events in a plot (Active Reading). Connect to Your Life.

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A sound of thunder

A Sound of Thunder

Ray Bradbury


Objectives

Objectives

  • Understand and appreciate science fiction (Literary Analysis) (R3.0)

  • Recognize foreshadowing (R. 3.6)

  • Predicts events in a plot (Active Reading)


Connect to your life

Connect to Your Life

  • Time travel: If traveling through time were possible, what era would you most like to visit? Would you want to ravel back to the past or ahead into the future? Would you want to travel just a few dozen years, or would you travel hundreds, a thousand or even more years?


Building background

Building Background

  • The Fourth Dimension

  • Time travel popular idea in science fiction

    • HG Wells The Time Machine

      • Suggested that there was a fourth dimension

      • Back to the Future


Focus your reading

Focus your Reading

  • Foreshadowing

    • Prepares reader for events and plot twists that will occur later in the story

      • Creates suspense (excitement or tension)

      • “Stay on the path”


Focus your reading1

Focus Your Reading

  • Prediction

    • Involves using text clues to make a reasonable guess about what will happen in a story

What Will Happen Next?


Read page 72 81

Read Page 72-81

  • Reading Comprehension Cheat Sheets!

  • Please choose page 83 Writing Option #1 or #2 or Activities & Explorations #2


Homework

Homework

  • HW Comprehension Questions on page 82 # 1-7

  • Page 83 Vocabulary In Action


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