***This course is not available for the Track C July/August learning period.***
In this eight-week class on Strange Happenings in Short Stories, you will learn to read, analyze, and respond to a theme in literature academically. As you read these stories of strange happenings in the future, you will demonstrate your understanding of the plots and themes of various science fiction short stories by Ray Bradbury through written and project-based assessments. Written assessments will emphasize a literary response using the formal aspects of essay writing. Emphasis is on the use of MLA style, literary analysis, and the formal structure of an essay. Project-based assessments will give you the opportunity to show not only your understanding of the course requirements but also your creativity and individuality. This class uses a variety of online sources to help you acquire these skills. You will need access to a computer, an email address, and the desire to learn more about how strange happenings in the realm of technology can shape your world.
Recommended for Grades 7, 8