Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to cultivate a deeper understanding of the novel by adapting it to a modern setting and create an original written piece.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.2
Distribute and passage from Emma, by Jane Austen, and read it aloud. Next, show students a corresponding clip from the movie Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, a modern adaption of Emma.
(Chapter XV of Emma, when Mr. Elton professes his love for Emma in the carriage after the party, and the scene...
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