core curriculum handout detail
SONG SPOTTING WORKSHEET – EXAMPLE HAND-OUT
TO ACCOMPANY THE: ADAPTATION – PART 2 ASSIGNMENT
SONG SPOTTING WORKSHEET - EXAMPLE
Working Title(s) of the Song: Believe in the Small; The Small and Mighty; Believe in Me; Deep Down Inside; Look at Me
Scene Number: Act Two, Scene Four
Character(s) singing the song: Chicken Little
Page number: 2-4-10
1-3 sentence narrative version of the lyric:
Chicken Little complains that no one pays any attention to him because he’s so small. He knows he can help people, if they’d just give him a chance. He contemplates going home and giving up, but pulls himself up by his bootstraps and vows to carry out his rescue plan anyway.
First line of dialogue which this song replaces:
I could’ve helped, I really really could’ve.
Last line of dialogue which this song replaces:
Purpose: Character (decision)
Suggested Structure: AABA
Suggested Progression: Problem/Solution
Description of the purpose of each stanza (i.e., each A, each B or C)
First A: Problem: No one believes in me because I’m so small.
Second A: Elaboration: Even though I have a plan, no one’ll give me a chance.
B-section: Contemplated Solution: I could give up and go home.
Final A: Action: Chicken Little to the rescue! (climbs castle wall)
Do you think some dialogue will be included during this song? No.