Historical Fiction Narrative Tip: Remember your plot diagram! Set the scene, reveal the problem, work through it, solved! (or not.)
“Warm Up, 12/1.”
You can actually see backwards in time any day or night. You don’t need any sort of contraption either. Try to guess how. Any semi-reasonable, complete-sentence answer gets credit. Go.
- It was hard to believe that such a big voice _____(ed) from such a little girl.
- The fact we can shoot baskets with our used handouts means that once we use them, they are ______.
- He was a very ______, very confident public speaker; he never got nervous in front of a crowd.
- Kids who learn to be _________ are better able to cope when things go bad.
- “That’d be a _____. Time doesn’t permit that sort of a mess–a man meeting himself.”
- valuable : expendable :: hysterical : ______
- “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” is an old French saying. It is also seems like an example of a(n)______.
- Draw picture that represents the word infinitesimal.
- Bonus: Turn the word paradox into an adjective by adding an ending.
- Bonus: Give an example that illustrates the idea of #11. Hint: Mr. Calandro is the 6th principal I have had at Laguna, but the school is still pretty much the same.
“A Sound of Thunder.”
Write a prediction for what you think the title of the story means.