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    • The Von Trapp Family? Who are they? Where did they live? What did they do? Why do I want to know about them?
    • Which photo shows the Von Trapp family?
    • The first photo is NOT the Von Trapp family! These are actors and actresses who played the Von Trapp family in the musical movie, The Sound of Music . Julie Andrews played Maria Von Trapp. She also played Mary Poppins in the Disney movie of the same name and the Queen in the movie, Princess Diaries .
    • Watch the movie trailer for The Sound of Music from 1965.
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuWsQSntFf0
      • Did you ever see the movie?
      • Did you recognize some of the songs?
      • Write about your connections, thoughts, questions, and feelings after watching the movie trailer.
    • The Sound of Music
      • Click on the link below to read the plot of The Sound of Music.
      • Monitor your comprehension as you read. Listen to your inner conversation. You will be answering some questions.
      • http://www.sound-of-music.com/fiction/plot.shtml
    • Think about the Plot of The Sound of Music
      • Go back and reread as needed. Look for proof in the story.
      • Write the answers to the questions in complete sentences.
      • Where did the family live?
      • What was the governess like? How did the plot of the movie describe her?
      • What was the father like? Describe him.
      • What happened when the Nazis took over Austria?
    • The second photo is of the actual Von Trapp Family! The Sound of Music was based on an actual family but not all of the events in the movie actually happened to this family. Read on and compare.
    • But what is the true story of the Von Trapp family? How did the authors of the screenplay use literary license?
      • Click on the link below and read about them.
    • Read and Respond
      • Think about the article that you just read from the biography channel website.
      • In what country were the Von Trapps born?
      • What is the name of the stepmother in the family? How does this article describe her?
      • (go back and reread to find evidence)
      • What happened when the Nazis took over Austria?
      • Be sure to write your answers in complete sentences.
    • Read another article about the Von Trapp family.
      • Click on the following link:
      • http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2005/winter/von-trapps.html
      • Did this article confirm any of your other research about the Von Trapp family and The Sound of Music?
      • Did you learn anything new in this article?
      • What were some things that happened in the movie that didn’t happen to the family?
      • What did this article say about the father, Georg and the Nazi Government?
      • What were the family’s reactions to the movie?
    • Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont
      • Go to the Trapp Family Lodge website.
      • Click here to read about Maria.
      • http://www.trappfamily.com/story/maria
      • Write down your thoughts about Maria .
      • Click here to read about the Captain.
      • http://www.trappfamily.com/story/the-captain
      • Write down your thoughts about the Captain.
    • Trapp Family Lodge
      • Explore the Trapp Family Lodge website.
      • Would you want to go there? Why or why not?
      • What would you want to do there?
      • http://www.trappfamily.com/
      • Write about it.
    • Thoughts….
      • It is interesting to read the same topic written by different authors and comparing the writing.
      • How are the facts different? How are they the same?
      • To be sure that the facts are accurate, you may need more than just two sources.
      • What is literary license? Why do authors use it?
      • Should you believe everything that you read or see in a movie as true? Why or why not?