Wednesday, March 5, 2014

What is Science Fiction?

Warm Up  Log on to School Loop and check your current grades and missing assignments. Next, log on to Accelerated Reader and check your reading progress.  Finally, ask yourself: Am I doing everything I can to be a successful student?   

What is Science Fiction?  Find out about this genre of literature by watching the video below and then reading your textbook's explanation here.  

Preview: All Summer in a Day  Watch the opening sequence of the video below of Ray Bradburry's classic science fiction story All Summer in a Day, which we will begin reading in class tomorrow.  Write about the elements of science fiction you noticed here.  

Homework  (1.) 30 minutes of silent reading at home.  Make sure to record your reading on the new online reading and reflection log (using Google Forms) here.  (2.) If you didn't in class, finish the All Summer in a Day analysis using Google Forms here