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Weaving ELA Skills

Related Literature Unit: Weaving ELA Skills into Robotics Through Science FictionThe literature unit is made up of the following three sections.

  1. Suggestions for Reading and Discussing the Literature
    The science fiction genre is explored. This section contains lessons for three works in science fiction - I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K.Dick, and The Velt in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury.
  2. I. Robot Goes Graphic
    In this section students learn about graphic novels and sequential art.  They summarize a story from I, Robot using the sequential art format.
  3. The Great Debate
    Students use opinions formulated from science fiction and evidence from research to debate robotic related topics. This section introduces students to basic debate terms and procedures and develops critical thinking, research and communication skills.



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  • Kathleen Letsky, Curriculum Specialist
  • Nathan Patia, STEM Specialist
  • Salvador Cabusi, Technology Specialist
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