Magical Realism vs. Fantasy Powerpoint: This is an introduction to the to genres in which the difference is explained
Text and Follow Up Questions for "Here There By Tygers" by Stephen King: The short answer questions take students through a close reading of the text and asks them to identify text evidence. When I have done these lessons, I've used a couple of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's short stories and compared them either to this story or others.
Science Fiction Powerpoint
Kurt Vonnegut article: This a news article written after Vonnegut's death and discusses his writing and style
"Handicap" activity for "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut: Each student receives a handicap and they are grouped to answer questions about the text. Once they have completed the assignment, they discuss how the "handicap" affected their ability to do the assignment and how they could have made the assignment easier to complete for people who may have similar handicaps.