The television show “Glee” is very popular, and the music it plays each week makes its viewers laugh, cry, and feel good all over. Never has this been more true than in the episode of the show in which the characters sang the song “Imagine” by John Lennon.
The song “Imagine”, with its message of peace, is inspirational all on its own. But in this episode of “Glee”, it was made even more inspiring. That is because of the amazing acceptance and unity the characters showed as they sang the song with a very special group of people, a group you might not expect to hear singing a song!
This video shows the song “Imagine” as it was sung on the show.
- Here is a website that gives the lyrics to “Imagine”.
- Here is a video in which a group called Playing for Change sings “Imagine”. Count how many countries the people singing the song are from!
Topics for Discussion:
- What do you think of the song “Imagine”?
- How did the “Glee” characters honor the song in their rendition of it?
- See if you can bring a little of the peace and unity John Lennon wrote about into your life today!
- Visit the Playing for Change website to learn how you can help their efforts to promote world peace!
- Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
- Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.