Bringing Facts into Science Fiction: Creating Science Fiction Narratives Based on Current News Themes

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students develop setting, plot, and characters for a science fiction story based on current news themes. They then individually write drafts of the story.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, American Democracy

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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers

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    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Discussions; Cooperative Learning