Science Fiction Vocabulary

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Science FIction Vocabulary Cards

The following words have been selected to provide scaffolding and support for creative story telling on the theme of science fiction (space). There are three packs of 30 word cards organised in increasing reading age. Use the cards to support oral story games and during drafting of creative writing. The cards can be used individually as additional stimulus and support or in group situations for collaborative story telling. You may also wish to combine packs and choose specific vocabulary matched to the student's needs and/or the task requirements.

Pack 1

Alien, attack, battle, city, comet, computer, destroy, Earth, fire, galaxy, heat, helmet, jet-pack, laser, leader, moon, planet, radio, robot, rocket, screen, ship, shield, space, spaceman, spacesuit, speaker, star, time and travel.

Pack 2

Air-lock, atmosphere, barrier, black hole, blast, crater, creature, destination, droid, escape, explosion, force field, frozen, gravity, invasion, invisible, journey, life-form, machine, missile, nuclear, probe, radiotion, sound, surface, system, transporter, translate, weapon and weightless.

Pack 3

Android, annihilate, asteroid, bridge, cabin, communication, decompression, defeat, energy, engine, hatch, inter-stellar, lethal, life-support,meteor, meteorite, oxygen, phaser, portal, regenerate, replicator, satellite, secret, self-destruct, sickbay, stun, tentacle, transform, universe and x-ray.

Instructions

Simply print on to card and cut out individual cards. Ideally laminate for durability.

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Science Fiction Vocabulary Pack 1

Science Fiction Vocabulary 1

30 words suitable for creating science fiction stories about space.

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Science Fiction Vocabulary 2

Science Fiction Vocabulary 2

30 further words suitable for creating science fiction stories about space.

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Science Fiction Vocabulary 3

Science Fiction Vocabulary 3

Addional science fiction vocabulary to extend learning further.

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