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Dystopian Short Stories--The Future? or Now?

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Diane SULLIVAN
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(159)
In this 8 week ongoing class, students will read and discuss a different dystopian short story each week, looking for the themes and connections to modern life.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 9
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. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Informal assessment based on the discussions.
Grades Offered
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. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(159)
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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... 
Group Class

$12

weekly
1x per week
50 min

Completed by 47 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 12-15
1-9 learners per class

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