Emma Goes To Hollywood
Kind of Activity:
To make connections between contemporary popular culture and the classic work.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.4
Emma has inspired many modern retellings. Three movies, Clueless, Aisha, and Amelie are modern adaptations of the novel. Have students choose and watch one of these movies, and create a character chart which shows which movie character corresponds with which book character. Then, discuss the movie reviews students read the night before, and have students write movie reviews. They should review their...
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