Elvis Presley`s Houses
Elvis Presley’s Houses House A: Elvis Presley’s Birthplace, Tupelo, Mississippi House B: Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis LP Cover Discussion Questions 1. Describe Elvis’ birthplace (House A): • How big is the house? How many rooms might a house like this have? • How is it decorated? • What construction materials can you see? • Who do you think might live in a house like this? 2. Describe Graceland (House B) using the questions above. 3. The image of Graceland is from the cover of one of Elvis’ albums. Why do you think the decision was made to put the house on the album cover? What statement does this make about Elvis and his relationship to the idea of the American Dream?