Silent Film Unit for Music, Theater, or ELA

$10.00

This silent film unit is great for cross-curricular connections between music, theater/drama, and English Language Arts! Throughout the unit, students will learn about the history of silent films, go on a found sound “scavenger hunt”, write their own scripts, compose a soundtrack, receive and provide peer feedback, perform their silent films, and write a reflection at the end.

This silent film unit is great for cross-curricular connections between music, theater/drama, and English Language Arts! Throughout the unit, students will learn about the history of silent films, go on a found sound “scavenger hunt”, write their own scripts, compose a soundtrack, receive and provide peer feedback, perform their silent films, and write a reflection at the end.

This product includes:

  • Teacher notes with pacing suggestions
  • Differentiated reading passages (approx. 5th grade and 8th grade reading levels) x2
  • Found sound scavenger hunt, brainstorm, and planner
  • Character planner
  • Scene planners
  • Soundtrack planner
  • Soundtrack composition pages
  • Presentation expectations
  • Self-graded, peer review, and final (teacher) rubrics – filled in and blank templates
  • Reflections x2

Please note that explicit lesson plans are not included, but a guide is provided to help break down the pacing of the unit.

This unit provides everything you need for an estimated 5-6 hours of class time. Feel free to eliminate, shorten, lengthen, or combine activities in a way that meets your needs. Students will practice writing, composing, editing, performing, and reflecting all while having a ton of fun!

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Silent Film Unit for Music, Theater, or ELA

$10.00