Material Detail

User Beware: Exploring the Impacts of Technology through Science Fiction and Dystopian Texts

User Beware: Exploring the Impacts of Technology through Science Fiction and Dystopian Texts

In this lesson, students first complete a survey to establish their beliefs about technology before using a literary elements map to explore the role of fictional technology in a novel such as 1984, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, REM World, or Feed (additional titles that could be used, including short stories, are included within the lesson plan). Next, using evidence from the text, students discuss and debate what they believe the story's...

Show More

Quality

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.