This one page lesson plan includes these kinds of post-reading activities:
1.Choose a favorite song and try writing new lyrics for the music. Remember lyrics are a lot like poetry. Be sure to use the lyrics to tell a story or present a message.
2.Think of a song that reminds youof someone close to you. Write a letter to the person telling them how/why the song reminds you of them.
Both Pedro and Mr. Stevens are deeply affected by music. What genre of music speaks to you? Research the history of that genre and write a brief report. Include the following:
•Definition of the genre
•Time period of the genre
•Artists who made the genre popular
•Playlist of examples
Present your report to the class and share examples from the playlist....