The best lesson I have created (thus far). The Veldt by deadmau5 is a popular song that is not only school appropriate, but is based on The Veldt, a short story by Ray Bradbury. The music video for the song is a cartoon depiction of the story. This lesson is super engaging for students and provides an "ah-ha!" moment when they realize what the song is talking about! Play the music video for students after reading the short story = minds blown.
Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest and encourage their curiosity? How about a short story set in a futuristic dystopian society where technology can replace even the most basic of human activities and has one of the most jaw-dropping endings in literature? Look no further than “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury. This engaging and rigorous close reading unit is full of high quality and critical thinking activities to accompany this thought-provoking short…
This Omega English contains an assessment on the short story The Veldt by Ray Bradbury. The assessment could be given as exam, quiz, or homework refresher. It contains 45 multiple choice questions that include literary elements, critical thinking questions, higher order questions, text dependent questions, etc.
If your students cant go an hour without looking at their phones, they need to read The Veldt.Ray Bradburys chilling futuristic short story, The Veldt, gives us a glimpse of a world where children love their devices more than their families. Sound familiar?