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Alternate Activity 2: The Road Not Taken

Activity time: 25 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Recording of "The Road Not Taken" from the musical piece, Frostiania: Testament of Freedom, by Randall Thompson; and music player
  • Handout 2, The Road Not Taken


Preparation for Activity

  • Prepare to play "The Road Not Taken."
  • Copy Handout 2 for all participants.

Description of Activity

Invite participants to listen to the recording of "The Road Not Taken." Ask them to notice how the music works with the words of the Frost poem. Invite participants to share in pairs their reactions to the poem and the music and their reflections on how they make choices in their own lives. Then listen to the recording again.

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