1950's & Science Ficiton III (Short Stories- Concept 3)

1950's & Science Ficiton III (Short Stories- Concept 3)

Author: Nichole Carter

At the end of this tutorial you will know:

1. The literature connections between all that you have learned from the 1950's to the short stories and novel we will be reading in class.

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

27 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

245 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 21 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


1950's & Science Fiction III

Source: created by Nichole Carter using power point and screencastomatic.com

Slides to the above video: 1950's & Science Fiction

A brief historical context for science fiction utopian/dystopian short stories written during the 1950's. In order to understand the stories you must understand the time frame in which they were written.

Source: Created by Nichole Carter, power point.


Source: Created by Nichole Carter, original idea Crystal Kirch

Extension Project Ideas

If you guys would like to do a "movie trailer," or book review on any of the novels talked about, or another novel not talked about but that you think might be a dystopian novel please see me! They could be included in this tutorial. 

Click here for a good list of new dystopian novels in on the book store/ library shelves today!