ERIC Number: EJ716854
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-1
Science Fiction: Serious Reading, Critical Reading
Zigo, Diane; Moore, Michael T.
English Journal, v94 n2 p85 Nov 2004
Science fiction deserves a greater respect, serious and critical reading and a better place in high school literature classes. Some of the science fiction books by Isaac Asimov, Alfred Bester, Ray Bradbury and Octavia L. Butler and various activities for incorporating science fiction into the English language arts instruction classroom are described.
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Science Fiction, Learning Activities, High Schools, English, Language Arts, Teaching Methods, Literature
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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