Science Fiction Watch the following video and list all the elements of science fiction you can identify.
Fantasy Watch the following video clip and identify all the elements of fantasy that you can identify. Fantasy
Compare and Contrast Create a Venn diagram showing the similarities and differences between Science Fiction and Fantasy. Science Fiction Fantasy
Science Fiction A type of fiction that is based on real or imagined scientific and technological advancements. Sometimes set in futuristic worlds or on other planets and may include time travel or extraterrestrial beings. Examples: H. G. Wells, The Invisible Man ･ Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
Elements of Science Fiction Evidence of advanced technology Future time setting Alternate location setting Aliens Strange Powers Science is important in the story Theme makes a statement about humankind
Fantasy A highly imaginative type of fiction. The events depicted could not really happen-- they occur as if by magic. May include people, but take place in imaginary worlds and may include fantastical beings or forces. Example:J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Elements of Fantasy Plot is a natural sequence often based on birth, growth, and death Action is based on tradition instead of personal motivation Usually ends with “Happily ever after” Set in natural surrounding Magic explains the unexplained Characters include mythical creatures Theme focuses on human nature
Exit Ticket Compare and contrast Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Story Plot Exposition Setting, characters, conflict Rising Action Events that move the plot along Climax Point of greatest emotional intensity in plot Falling Action Follows the climax and reveals the results Resolution Reveals or suggests the outcome of the climax