ERIC Number: ED091691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Science Fiction in the English Class.
Donelson, Ken, Ed.
Arizona English Bulletin, v15 n1 Entire Issue October 1972
This volume contains suggestions, reading lists, and instructional materials designed for the classroom teacher planning a unit or course on science fiction. Topics covered include "The Study of Science Fiction: Is 'Future' Worth the Time?""Yesterday and Tomorrow: A Study of the Utopian and Dystopian Vision,""Shaping Tomorrow, Today--A Rationale for the Teaching of Science Fiction,""Personalized Playmaking: A Contribution of Television to the Classroom,""Science Fiction Selection for Jr. High,""The Possible Gods: Religion in Science Fiction,""Science Fiction for Fun and Profit,""The Sexual Politics of Robert A. Heinlein,""Short Films and Science Fiction,""Of What Use: Science Fiction in the Junior High School,""Science Fiction and Films about the Future,""Three Monthly Escapes,""The Science Fiction Film,""Sociology in Adolescent Science Fiction,""Using Old Radio Programs to Teach Science Fiction,""'What's a Heaven for?' or; Science Fiction in the Junior High School,""A Sampler of Science Fiction for Junior High,""Popular Literature: Matrix of Science Fiction," and "Out in Third Field with Robert A. Heinlein." A brief section of teaching ideas and a bibliography are appended. (RB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Class Activities, English Instruction, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Reading Materials, Science Fiction, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Ken Donelson, Ed., Arizona English Bulletin, English Dept., Ariz. State Univ., Tempe, Ariz. 85281 ($1.50); National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 37882; $1.50, non-member; $1.35, member)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona English Teachers Association, Tempe.