Spring Rain (Poem: Foreshadowing & Flashback)

Poetry is a great way to teach about literary elements—and "Spring Rain," by Sara Teasdale, will help you focus on foreshadowing and flashback. This set also features background information, teaching tips, discussion prompts, and more. See Full Product Description.

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Students need to develop literacy skills that help them recognize and understand important literary elements. Poetry is a great way to teach about literary elements—and Sara Teasdale's "Spring Rain" is a perfect poem for a lesson on foreshadowing and flashback. It's also a great text for teaching about verb tenses, especially past tense, past perfect tense, and switching tenses in a passage. This printable set features a copy of the poem, plus two teacher pages that provide background information, teaching tips, discussion prompts, questions that reinforce the learning, and more.

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Teaching Tips

Encourage students to use Teasdale's poem as a springboard to write flashback poems of their own.