Life on Mars …a lot like Korea?

I have a class of five middle school girls. The theme of the unit is Life on Mars. We did a brainstorming group doodle on the whiteboard first, where the students filled the board with images and words: domes, jetpacks, satellites, astronaut suits, comets, craters, asteroids.

We read an email dated 2028 from a boy on Mars, then they had to write an email describing their life on Mars. Does this sound like Korea to you?

  • By now, half the population of Earth has moved to Mars. We attend high school and university, just as on Earth, so now there is heavy competition to enter university.
  • On Mars, we go to schools and academies, but it’s hard to understand the accent of my teacher, who is an Alien.
  • It’s even worse than earth, on Mars, because we have to learn many new Alien languages (not just English)
  • There are many domes on Mars, but it’s boring here because you can never leave your dome to visit other domes. You are stuck in your dome.

One thought on “Life on Mars …a lot like Korea?

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