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Science Fiction : 

Science Fiction Amanda Campbell

Introduction to Science Fiction : 

Introduction to Science Fiction What is our place in the universe? Is there life on other planets? What could life on Earth be like in the future? Science Fiction raises these questions- and tries to answer them.

Science Fiction Notes : 

Science Fiction Notes Science fiction is an imaginary story that usually could not occur in the present time. It deals with what scientific and technological advances might make possible in the future, without the use of magic.

Science Fiction Notes : 

Science Fiction Notes Science fiction falls under the genre of fantasy but the storyline specifically deals with plots about scientific discoveries, space travel, life on other planets, or environmental changes

Science Fiction Notes : 

Science Fiction Notes There are two general approaches: The technology of the future is predicted, and the story usually takes place in outer space. There may be aliens involved, but the human struggle is present. Future societies are portrayed on earth with humans struggling with a changed earth, with or without the presence of aliens. You have read : The Giver by Lois Lowry in seventh grade. Which approach was used?

Science Fiction Video : 

Science Fiction Video

We will read : 

We will read To Serve Man by Damon Knight The Different Ones by Rod Serling The Fun They Had by Issac Asimov

Damon Knight : 

Damon Knight September 19, 1922–April 15, 2002 American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan. Wrote short stories Widely acknowledged as having been a master of the genre To Serve Man

Rod Serling : 

Rod Serling Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling December 25, 1924–June 28, 1975 American screenwriter and television producer best known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone. The Different Ones

Issac Asimov : 

Issac Asimov January 2, 1920 April 6, 1992 born in Petrovichi, Russia, Novelist, short story writer, essayist, historian, biochemist, textbook writer, humorist Science fiction, popular science, mystery fiction, essays, literary criticism Famous Works: Foundation Series, the Robot Series, Nightfall, The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science, I, Robot, Planets for Man The Fun They Had

Focus : 

Focus Theme Character Setting Conflict ReadWriteThink: Student Materials: Literary Elements Map

Are you feeling confident about literature genres? : 

Are you feeling confident about literature genres? Now we have covered several different genres Take This Quiz Name that Genre

If you like the stories we read in class, Check out these: : 

If you like the stories we read in class, Check out these: Sci- Fi Books

Bibliography : 

Bibliography Bokesch, L. (n.d.). Literary elements. Retrieved from http://www.orangeusd.k12.ca.us/yorba/literary_elements.htm Coneheads [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d.) from http://www.dogpile.com Damon Knight [online image]. Retrieved December 1, 2009 (n.d) from http://www.dogpile.com Fantasy and science fiction for middle school. (2007, February). Retrieved from http://Fantasy and Science Fiction for Middle School.mht Gardner, L. (1983). Scope english anthology level two. New York City: Scholastic INC. Genres [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d.) from http://www/dogpile.com Good Job [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 9 (n.d. )from http://www.dogpile.com Isaac Asimov [online image]. Retrieved December 1, 2009 (n.d) from http://www.dogpile.com Johnson, D.A. (n.d.). Name that genre. Retrieved from http://www.ccsd.edu/link/lms/genre.htm Knight-Serve-Man[online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d.) from http://dpgpile.com

Bibliography : 

Bibliography Otfrorecefield [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d.) from www.dogpile.com Read write think student materials: literary elements map. (2002). Retrieved from http://www.ReadWriteThink Student Materials Literary Elements Map.mht Rod Serling [online image]. Retrieved December 1, 2009 (n.d) from http://www.dogpile.com Science Fiction [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d.) from http://www.dogpile.com Science Fiction. Discovery Education. (2006). Retrieved December 1, 2009, from Discovery Education: http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ Science_Fiction_Onmipotent_800x600 [online image]. Retrieved December 4, 2009 (n.d) from http://www.dogpile.com Sorry [online image]. Retrieved December 5, 2009 (n.d) from http://www.dogpile.com

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