Kind of Activity:
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
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 students or can be an...
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