Day 2

Great Expectations Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Film Soundtrack

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will explore the relationship between music, film, and text.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7 ; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4

    Structure:

    In this activity, students will consider what music could go with a scene from Volume I of Great Expectations.  

    1. As a class, students should make a list of memborable scenes from Volume I of Great Expectations.

    2. In pairs or groups, students should choose a scene from Volume I and figure out a piece of music that could function as a soundtrack for that scene. The piece of music can be from any musical genre, and can be written by the...

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