Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study

Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
Analyzing Literature Through Music: A Fahrenheit 451 Novel Study
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What better way to connect students with literature than through the music they love? In this novel study for Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, students will be able to analyze each part of the novel by listening to, annotating, explaining, and presenting different songs that closely correlate with the novel on many levels. As they read, students will collaborate in small groups to critically analyze songs according to the characters, plot elements, and themes in Fahrenheit 451. They will then present their analyses to the rest of the class while the audience takes notes on their findings. For the culminating activity, students will write their own song that accurately captures a character’s voice from the novel and reflects an important message/theme that the novel contains.

This comprehensive and unique package now contains over 50 pages of material, including:

1. Comprehensive Lesson Plans with personalized teacher’s notes.

2. The original song set containing 15 different titles that feature popular artists like Imagine Dragons, John Mayer, Metallica, Natasha Bedingfield, Great Big World, Linkin’ Park, Mumford and Sons, and more.

3. Several student activity handouts, including:
~ A "Lyrics to Prose" Song Analysis chart - to guide student analysis

~ A Song Analysis Presentation Guide - to foster proper presentation skills

~ A Song Analysis Presentation Rubric - to provide clear presentation standards

~ A Song Writing Directions and Tips Handout - to harness creativity

~ A Song Writing Project Template - to implement a clear song structure

~ A Song Writing Project Rubric - to provide clear song-writing standards

4. Detailed answer Keys for all 15 songs!

5. NEW ADD-ON Features!
~ 7 more songs, including brand new hits from bands like Paramore, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Imagine Dragons!

~ A Customizable "Lyrics to Prose" Chart that will allow you to create your very own song list for each part of the novel.

~Detailed Answer Keys


Beat the boredom of study guides and chapter quizzes, and instead engage your students through music to help them analyze—and appreciate—this classic Bradbury work.




Check out the CCSS Standards this Novel Study Focuses On!

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 (reading explicitly and inferring, citing evidence)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 (determining central idea or theme)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 (analyze the interactions/development of characters)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 (evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 (explanatory writing to effectively convey ideas)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 (small and whole group collaboration)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4 (present information and findings in an organized way)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.5 (integrate digital media into presentation to enhance it)


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Keywords: Ray Bradbury, Ray Bradbery, Fahrenheit 451, novel study, music, songs, literary analysis, characterization, theme, close reading, annotating, presenting, presentation, rubric, song writing, small group activities, collaboration, character development, culminating activity, common core, citing evidence, textual evidence, compare/contrast, two mediums, lesson plans, unit plan, music parings for Fahrenheit 451, music related to, Fahrenheit 451 playlists, soundtrack, Fahrenheit 451 song lyrics
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