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Under Attack

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It started like any other day. Then, around mid-morning, I noticed a strange reading from one of the monitors. It appeared to show activity in H Quadrant, a stony, deserted landscape that even the scavengers found too empty to be worth bothering with. “That’s odd,” I muttered, pulling up the cameras for the area. I could not believe my eyes…

  • Where is this scene set?
  • What are the intentions of the ships and robots?
  • How would you feel if you were on the ground?
  • What will happen next?
  • How would you feel if you were piloting one of the space ships?
  • Make a classroom collection of books and stories set in space and on other planets.
  • Design your own alien ship. What technology would it have?
  • Listen to “The Eve of the War” from Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds and create your own narration and soundtrack for this scene, using repeated musical phrases.

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