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Teacher's Guide [imagemap with 9 links]

Using This Web Site

In addition to Teaching The Song of the Lark, these Web site features provide valuable information for teachers and students.

Essays and Interviews
Includes essays about the making of the film from the producers, an interview with the screenwriter Joseph Maurer about bringing The Song of the Lark to film, and a brief biography of Willa Cather.

A Cather Timeline
A chronological guide to Willa Cather's life and work.

Novel to Film
An opportunity to compare a portion of the book with the film's script and then view the scene itself.

Opera in America
An overview of the allure of opera in early 20th-century America.

Prairie Settlement : A Visual Essay
The photographs of Solomon Butcher, documenting life on the Nebraska prairie between 1886 and 1912.

Cast and Credits
Provides information about the actors and the roles they play in the film.

Links and Bibliography
Offers additional Web and book-based resources.

Have your students share their thoughts about The Song of the Lark with other viewers and readers.

Teacher's Guide:
Teaching The Song of the Lark | Using This Web Site | Willa and the Diva

Essays + Interviews | Novel to Film | A Cather Timeline
Opera in America | Prairie Settlement | Cast + Credits
Links and Bibliography | Teacher's Guide | The Forum

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