What Even Are Androids?
Kind of Activity:
Students will discuss the difference between "real" people and androids.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2
By now, your students have probably given a lot of thought to the problematic distinctions between the "real" and the "imitation" in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? As a class, make a chart (on your chalkboard or Smartboard, if available) listing everything that is only true of androids, and everything that is only true of humans. You probably won't get very far...
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