"The Hybrid Union" is an award winning film about two robots who use different resources to power themselves as they race across a desert. They decide to work together and use their combined power to pass up a smart new robot that is faster and more efficient.
This set of standards based lessons includes an examination of setting, plot, text structure, theme, and the identification of the Notice and Note signpost Again and Again.
Students will explore comparisons between the situations in the film with those in the novel "The Wild Robot" through discussion activities, graphic organizers, and the essential question: How are we connected to our environment? The short film is 4 minutes long and is NOT included with the lesson. You can find the film for free on multiple sites, including Google Play and YouTube.