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The English Programme: Science Fiction
 
H G Wells
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H G Wells

Aims

  • To explore the early concepts of science fiction as demonstrated by the life and literary works of H G Wells.
  • To develop pupils’ awareness of how ideas and beliefs can be revealed through an author's writing.
  • To develop pupils’ understanding of the social and cultural context of literary texts.
  • To enhance pupils’ response to a pre-twentieth century author.
  • To encourage use of print and Internet resources for research purposes.