Now, read along with the story as Stephen Colbert performs it at the links below. This link is only the audio - there is no video. Enjoy his amazing voice!
As we listen and read, think of how Bradbury uses key words to create a certain mood. How does his style convey the mood and tone that he intends? Jot down any key words or phrases that resonate with you.
After finishing the story, discuss the following question: What comments does Bradbury make about a) the generation gap b) the nature of children and c) the influence of technology on people today.
Choose one of the topics above (a, b or c) and write a one paragraph response to on your blog.
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