Grades 9–12
5-7 Sessions: 45 -60 Minutes each
Fantasy/SciFi, Narrative

Once Upon a Time in a City Called…

by Jeff Carver, New Harmony High, New Orleans & Kyley Pulphus, 826 New Orleans
Young writers imagine a world that has lost their home city due to various threats: environmental, cultural, and supernatural.
Previous Session

Defining Dystopia Through Love and Threats

What is dystopia? What images come to mind when you hear that word? What is special and unique about the city in which you live? What would the world be like if this city no longer existed?
What Your Students Will Learn

Students will deepen their understanding of the term ‘dystopia’ through analyzing mentor texts and developing their own stories.

What Your Students Will Produce