This portfolio writing assignment is intended to help you gather your ideas and prepare you for the reading ahead. Use the assignment to collect your ideas and contrast them with the ideas you find in the pages of the books you read. Submit the assignment at the end of the Speedback Lessons in one final portfolio.
Choose one of the following writing prompts for this lesson’s submission:
If you could create a robot, what would that robot do? What would its primary function be? What qualities would it have? What would it look like?
Knowing what you know now about science fiction themes, which science fiction themes do you feel haven’t been fully explored yet? What would you like to read? What kind of science fiction novel would you write? For example, would it be character driven, or based on exploration or technology? Be as specific as possible.