Science Fiction
Informational Text
E10 Sci Fi Texts
"Why We Love Sci Fi"

Another word for category

What is genre?


The genre that informational text falls into because it is about real events, people, etc.

What is non fiction?


The poem we read about the killing machine

What is "the drone" by Clint Smith?


The category of science fiction that includes stories like Frankenstein

What is the creation story?


A list of events in chronological order

What is a timeline?


Stories that are not real are part of this genre

What is fiction?


The title or phrase that is separates the sections of an informational text. 

What is a heading?


The poem we read about nature still existing even after mankind is extinct

What is "There Will Come Soft Rains" by Sara Teasdale?


The category of science fiction that includes traveling to another world to meet aliens

What is the fantastic voyage?


The name for "paragraphs" in a poem

What is stanzas?


The genre that is confused with science fiction but includes magic

What is fantasy?

The sentence that explains an image included in an informational text

What is caption?


The short story we read about the house and appliances that existed after a nuclear bomb and was ultimately consumed by fire

What is "There Will Come Soft Rains" by Ray Bradbury?

The category of science fiction that would include short stories like "There Will Come Soft Rains" and poems like "the drone" because they include advanced technology in our daily lives

What is domestic science fiction?


giving a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman; the representation of an abstract quality in human form.

What is personification?


Robots, spaceships, and drones are advanced versions of this

What is technology?


The Diary of Anne Frank is NOT an informational informational text. It is an ____________ because it written by Anne Frank about her own life.

What is an autobiography?


The setting (time) for all of the texts we read

What is the future?


The type of world in which technological advances or encounters with other life forms goes horribly wrong. It is the opposite of a utopia.

What is a dystopia?


a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story

What is foreshadowing?


Fill-in-the-blank: Science fiction often exists in the _______, but it can also exist in an alternative present, or even in the past.

What is future?


Informational texts can come in many formats. This particular format is a document, usually folded vertically into two or three parts that contains factual information about a place or organization.

What is a brochure?


1. Nature will exist even after mankind is extinct.

2. Technology can become very dangerous if we let it get too advanced.

These are possible ___________ for the science fiction texts that we read.

What is themes?


The subgenre of science fiction that emerged alongside personal computers in the early 1980s.

*Hint: The prefix is the same as the prefix for bullying someone online. The suffix is the same as the suffix in steampunk.

What is cyberpunk?


A science fiction subgenre in which advanced technologies are imagined to exist before electricity

What is steampunk?

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