Close Reads with lyrics

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I am Bullyproof
Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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6 pages
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Close reading of lyrics will help students become more critical consumers of pop culture. Critical thinking rocks!

The pages in this resource will work with any song lyrics, but particularly well with our own.

In this resource:

Teacher directions for conducting a Close Read of Lyrics

Student direction page to glue into an Interactive Notebook or place in a binder

Student note taking page with headers for writing responses after each of three close reads

Student note taking page with First, Second, and Third Read labels, no headers

Student note taking page with blank fields for you to add your own response labels

Simple Rubric for student self-assessment and/or teacher assessment of the Close Read.

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copyright Lessia Bonn and Retta London

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Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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