English

Camp: Dystopian Short Stories--The Future? or Now?

In this 6 day class, students will read and discuss a different dystopian short story each day, looking for the themes and connections to modern life.
Diane SULLIVAN
146 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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Class

50 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 2 weeks

12-15

year olds

2-8

learners per class

per learner - per class

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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn how to summarize, find theme, and make text to person connections from reading dystopian short stories. 
Much dystopian literature is disturbing because it often depicts the worse impulses and acts of humans.  Many dystopian stories act as a warning of what could happen IF we don't act in some way to stop it.  I have taught dystopian literature to classes for about 15 years, and believe I can handle the sensitive issues without becoming overtly political. 
None
Informal assessment based on class discusion
2 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Diane SULLIVAN
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Energetic, Experienced English Teacher
146 total reviews
154 completed classes

About Me

Words, words, words.  Where would we be without them?  They can make us laugh,cry, feel, think, reflect and push us to change the world.  I have 40 years of experience teaching English Language Arts to adolescents-- and I am still smiling!  What... 
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