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Lesson 4: Behind the Movie Chicago

The elements of music and journalistic integrity in one activity; What could be better? The class discusses journalistic approaches to better understand responsible reporting versus sensationalism. They watch the Act One from the film Chicago stopping to discuss the part tabloid reporters play in the story. They then analyze the song "All That Jazz," looking at scale, tone, and the use of triads. Sheet music and supplemental material links are included.

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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Video
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