Finish reading the short story!
On the back, write down TWO things you are wondering/ questions you still have and answer the following question in several sentences:
"Super-toys..." is classic science-fiction in that it is set in the future. Being that there are various technological and scientific advancements in the setting of this piece, how does the setting affect the general tone (positive or negative) of this piece? What advantages are these advancements supposed to provide society? What problems exist in this society?
Sci Fi & Fantasy
Science Fiction as a genre uses extreme settings and conflicts to explore the ethics and consequences of the decisions we make in the here and now. These stories capture our imagination, challenge our perceptions of who we are, and demand that we look critically at the world we live in today so that we can be participants in determining what the world of TOMORROW may look like.