Students will identify parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions); examine how word choice affects the meaning and mood of selected passages in relation to the genre of Science Fiction; imitate a passage from Chapter 17 of The Left Hand of Darkness in order to gain a greater understanding for enhancing the meanings of passages.
This lesson is meant for classes divided into four groups. Additionally, Passage 1 and Worksheet 1 would go to Group 1, as an example.
The Mini Lesson Zipped Folder consists of the following:
Grammar Mini Lesson Plan Learning Objectives and Instructions (2 Pages)
Original Passages (4 Pages)
Style Imitation Worksheets (4 Pages)
Science Fiction Word Bank (1 Page)
Science Fiction Style Mini Grammar Lesson PowerPoint (11 Slides; complete with reviews, group activity timer within PowerPoint, and class discussion questions).