Today's class focused on the science fiction theme of time travel. We began with a quickwrite:
After discussing responses to the quickwrite, we read an article on the theoretical possibility of time travel. This article covered modern scientific theories on how time travel might be possible. Due to the scientific reasoning involved in answering some of the questions, students were allowed to work with a partner to complete this assignment. Here is a link to the article and the questions:
After discussing this article, we watched a fictional take on the topic of time travel from the classic TV series, The Twilight Zone. The episode we watched was called "Back There." Here are the questions that accompanied the viewing:
For homework, finish any part of the two assignments that you did not finish in class. In addition, read to page 143 in I, Robot.
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.