From Text to Film to Skit
Kind of Activity:
Students will explore how differences in media can affect the interpretation of a literary work.
Common Core Standards:
Obtain a copy of the film The Hours, or screen the Train Station Scene on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2WRvfj5TTM&t=59s. While students watch this scene, ask them to take notes of places where themes from Mrs. Dalloway--sanity and insanity, life in London, medical diagnosis--appear in Virginia's conversation with her husband. Ask them to watch with an eye
After the scene is finished, break students into four groups of 3-8,...
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