Shifting Time and Settings Worksheets To Print:
On The Sea – Where do you see
time just kind of fade away.
Signal Shifts – We want
vivid details and for you to draw on your prior knowledge and experience.
in a Narrative – The following passage has had all of its transition
words/phrases removed. Fill in the blanks with the transition words/phrases
in the Word Bank.
A Little Scary
– The following passage has had all of its transition words/phrases
removed. On a separate page, rewrite the paragraph using the transition
words/phrases in the Word Bank.
– Research what it was like when George Washington lived there,
and what it is like for tourists today.
A Girl and Her
Dog – Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses
to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting
Mom and Dad Grew
Up? – Where did your mother or father grow up? How were things
different then than they are for kids today?
My House –
Describe your house. Now imagine that everyone on earth disappears
and there is no one there to live in and take care of your house anymore.
The Fire – For
each numbered sentence in the story, state whether there is a time
shift or a setting shift.
– Today, the battlefields are a sort of museum where people from
all over the country come to contemplate that time in American history.