Robot Dreams Literary Analysis Isaac Asimov Short Story, PDF & Google Drive CCSS

Laura Randazzo
55.5k Followers
Grade Levels
8th - 11th, Homeschool
Standards
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
Pages
4-page PDF + Google Drive version of student handout (uneditable)
$2.00
$2.00
Share this resource
Laura Randazzo
55.5k Followers
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

Description

American science fiction writer Isaac Asimov gives us a world where robots have emotions and dreams for a future where they no longer must serve the needs of mankind. In this compelling 45-minute lesson, students will sharpen their literary analysis skills by digging into Isaac Asimov’s short story, “Robot Dreams,” identifying symbolic elements, and making modern connections to the disturbing tale.

This lesson includes:

1 page detailed lesson plan notes with online story links

1 page lit. analysis handout featuring depth-of-knowledge questions that require students to analyze the text as well as make modern connections to Isaac Asimov’s story

2 pages of a detailed answer key to help you easily grade students’ work and guide in-class discussion

Student handout is included in both PDF and Google Drive format.

Want more Sci Fi lessons at a 20% discount? Click HERE to check out my budget-priced two-week Science Fiction Mini-Unit, which includes this lesson. No need to purchase the item on this page separately if you buy the money-saving bundle of lessons.

Please note: This lesson is NOT included in my 4-week Short Story Unit bundle.

Thanks for stopping by!

Cover image credit: Unsplash, Public domain

Total Pages
4-page PDF + Google Drive version of student handout (uneditable)
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating a command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up