Guide students through the close-reading experience of analyzing music as "poetry." All song lyrics (5 different songs) in this packet, along with close-reading questions for students to answer. Prompts students to apply knowledge of poetic devices. Detailed instructions. I play the music as they do the analysis. See culminating choice-of-lyrics analysis writing assignment with rubric also available. I use this unit after my fall poetry unit, where students learn 28 poetic devices. Then in the winter, I have a poetry unit where they learn and apply through close reading (PowerPoint and packet available) 22 more.