Science fiction scheme of work

A comprehensive unit using a variety of Science Fiction (short) stories; focusing on reading for meaning and locating information in a text. This unit also encompasses a drama speaking and listening assessment. Topics covered include: Exploring the genre of science fiction; scripting and performing a short play; and designing and marketing a ‘new world’ and ‘housebot’. The short stories covered are- The prologue to ‘The Illustrated Man’; ‘The Veld’; ‘The Rocket’; ‘Examination Day’; ‘Compassion Circuit’; and ‘A Sound of Thunder’.

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  • 0 Year 8 Science Fiction Medium term plan no logo.doc
  • 0 Year 8 Science Fiction SOW.doc
  • 3.1 Sci Fi  SPEAKING AND LISTENING ASSESSMENT GRID.doc
  • 4.1 Prolgue to The Illustrated Man.pub
  • 4.2 prologue extract.pub
  • 5.1 Prologue to illustrated man questions in order.doc
  • 5.2 Prologue to illustrated man questions jumbled up.doc
  • 5.3 Prologue to illustrated man - questions with answers.doc
  • 7.1 The Veld.pub
  • 7.2 The Veld questions pages 16-23.doc
  • 7.4 The Veld illustration sheet.pub
  • 9.1 The Astronaut Farmer observation chart.doc
  • 10.2 connectives that compare and contrast.doc
  • 11.1 Examination Day.pub
  • 10.1 The Rocket.pub
  • 11.2 Examination Day Comprehension Questions.doc
  • 12.1 Compassion Circuit.pub
  • 12.2 Compassion Circuit comprehension questions.doc
  • 13.1 A Sound Of Thunder by Ray Bradbury.doc
  • 13.2 Sound of thunder comprehension questions.doc

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Created: Feb 24, 2010

Updated: Aug 19, 2015

Lesson Plan

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0 Year 8 Science Fiction Medium term plan no logo

Lesson Plan

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0 Year 8 Science Fiction SOW

Worksheet

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3.1 Sci Fi SPEAKING AND LISTENING ASSESSMENT GRID

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