Writing: Science Fiction and Fantasy for Elementary Students
These sites are about the genre of science fiction writing. Includes reading lists of recommended books for children. There are links to eThemes resources on various books that are in the genre of science fiction and fantasy.
CCBC: Futurescapes: Selected Speculative and Science Fiction for Children andTeens
Share this recommended list of science fiction titles with students. The list is annotated and provides age levels.
ReadWriteThink: Science Fiction Genre
This lesson plan features science fiction author, Nancy Farmer. Additionally, the genre of science fiction is explored as well as writing a original story with science fiction elements. Links include
lessons with science fiction genre activities.
Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy
Find tips on writing science fiction, from getting started to developing your story in greater depth.
Story Maker: Fairy, Horror or Sci Fi Stories
Introduce your kids to writing fantasy by using this interactive story maker.
NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Writing Young Adult and Children's Science Fiction & Fantasy: Make the Impossible Possible
Follows some tips for writing science fiction and fantasy.
SF Writing Exercise
Follow these steps for writing a Science Fiction story.
Science Fiction Favorites
Reading for the Future has collected a number of reading lists for children of various ages.
Ray Bradbury Online
Learn more about an award-winning science fiction writer. Click on "Biography" to read about his life. Includes a list of his books with descriptions.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis
These sites are about the book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" from the Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. Learn about the make-believe world called Narnia and its creatures. There are also biographies on the author and lesson plans with suggested class activities. An eThemes Resource on writing fiction is included.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
These sites are about the book "The Wizard of Oz" and the 1939 movie by MGM. Includes information on author L. Frank Baum, literature guides, lesson plans, vocabulary words, and discussion questions. Read the entire book online and download the movie script. Play online games about the book.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "Harry Potter" Books by J.K. Rowling
Learn more about the "Harry Potter" books and author J.K. Rowling. There are many interactive quizzes and games. There is a site where students can be sorted into the Hogwarts houses. Also, view the book covers as they appear in other countries.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "Artemis Fowl" Series by Eoin Colfer
These sites are about the "Artemis Fowl" books and author Eoin Colfer. Includes quizzes, games, and book reviews. Also includes websites with information about trolls, fairies, and other magical creatures.