Watch the Movie
In 2001, "Corelli's Mandolin" was adapted into a film called "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" starring Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. Obtain a copy of the film, watch it and then compare and contrast it to the novel.
The Massacre of the Acqui Division
Do some research on the Massacre of the Acqui Division on the island of Cephalonia in September of 1943 and write a report on what you have learned about this event.
Captain Corelli's Soundtrack
Play a CD of the soundtrack for the movie, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin", and let it take you away to Greece while you discuss the book.
What is a Mandolin?
Do some research on what a mandolin is and obtain some audio clips of mandolin playing to share with the class. If anyone in the class has access to a mandolin, ask them to bring it in for some hands-on discovery of...
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