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.
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?
The Veldt, or The World the Children Made, by Ray Bradbury. Yet another chilling piece of futuristic fiction from Bradbury. An excellent song by the same name was produced by deadmau5, with lyrics that reflect the themes of the short story. Shortly after Bradbury's death, the music video was created and dedicated to him.
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…