Students easily get into reading and analyzing "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury. They seem to find the concepts of the story fascinating and find many ways to relate the plot to their own lives. This week long unit will ensure that your students not only become engaged in the story, but that they thoroughly understand its purpose, implications, themes, and linguistic development. $
Al Parker's illustration for Ray Bradbury's short story "The Veldt". Bradbury came up with the idea, that would eventually be borrowed in other science fiction, of an entertainment room which can realistically simulate any real or imaginary environment.