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The Fun They Had: A Short Story Study with CCSS Alignment



Isaac Asimov’s short story, THE FUN THEY HAD, is a compelling snapshot of school in the year 2157. An excellent read-aloud selection any time of the year, this science fiction tale is especially appropriate as a back-to-school study.

This teaching resource for Mr. Asimov’s science fiction classic has

an internet link to a copy of the story
vocabulary activities
10 short answer comprehension questions
16 interpretive thinking and writing prompts
a graphic organizer for writing
a grading rubric
full answer keys including suggested responses to
thinking/writing prompts

All items are 4-8th grade Common Core Aligned.

15 total pages including introductory page.
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