Time Travel Writing Assignment using A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury
By Elizabeth Ramos
- Grades: 9–12
Teachers are competing with the best technology in the world outside their classroom. With video games, DVDs, and virtual reality products literally at the fingertips of children today, teachers need to utilize more exciting technology in the classroom. Creating assignments using PowerPoint is one way to motivate students to perform. In this unit, your students will engage in creative ways to respond to literature, including writing their own PowerPoint presentation, while using important reading skills.
- Learn about cause and effect as they understand the consequences people face when time travel is attempted
- Identify main ideas and supporting details within a short story
- Create a PowerPoint presentation
- Present their PowerPoint presentations before their class
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: Understanding Cause and Effect
Students present their PowerPoint presentations before the class.