Presentation on theme: "Science Fiction & Historical Fiction. Science Fiction May use scientific principles not yet available or discovered Setting may be in another time (future)"— Presentation transcript:
Science Fiction May use scientific principles not yet available or discovered Setting may be in another time (future) Major events might really happen, based on scientific facts May take place on another planet or place that scientists theorize may exist Characters: fictional, but act in ways making sense from a scientific viewpoint
Examples of Science Fiction StarWars Ender’s Game
Historical Fiction Fictional characters and events in a historical setting. The characters and events in historical fiction are related to a specific period in time. The facts about the historical event and period are accurate. The people might be made up. However, Sometimes they include real people from history. Reading historical fiction is a good way to understand a period of the past.
Historical Fiction Examples Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Giff Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson