Students should write an obituary for Gabrielle Sidonie Colette. The obituary should consist of about 500 words and summarize her family life, education, career and accomplishments.
Take one of the jobs of a performer or stagehand today and write an expose on what they endure to bring light to the conditions today. Students may interview a local performer or gather information from the internet. Share the expose with the class.
Many of Colette's writings were adapted for the screen. Watch an excerpt of one of the adaptations and discuss it as a class. Discuss the similarities and differences between what was in the book and what students watched.
Read Colette at the Movies: Criticism and Screenplays
Read Colette at the Movies: Criticism and Screenplays to have an understanding of Colette and discuss why she downplayed the value of her earlier writings on movies after...
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