Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key

Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
Compare Contrast Nonfiction vs. Fiction using Music Lyrics: No Prep Lesson & Key
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Use song lyrics - instead of boring fiction and nonfiction passages - to compare and contrast how a fiction and nonfiction historical account portray the same time, place, or character similarly and differently (by using or changing history).

Enjoy this no prep music as poetry lesson plan, student handouts and answer key to use rap and song lyrics to compare and contrast fictional song lyrics with a nonfiction account of the same event or topic.

Use MUSIC AS POETRY to introduce, practice, assess CCSS.ELA.RL.7.9.

Reading Literature Common Core Standard # 9 (Grade 7):

  • How do a fiction and nonfiction historical account portray the same time, place, or character similarly and differently (by using or changing history)?

MUSIC AS POETRY Product Includes (PDF & editable DOC):

  • No Prep Lesson Plan
  • No Prep Student Handouts
  • No Prep ANSWER KEY
  • Common Core Standards: Reading Literature & Informational Text # 7 (Grade 6 - 8)
  • Focus Question
  • Introductory Script
  • Mini Lesson
  • URL Link to Printable Nonfiction Text: the Bloody Sunday nonfiction article
  • URL Link to Printable Lyrics: Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2
  • URL Link to Printable Nonfiction Speech: It Gets Better by Councilman Joel Burns
  • URL Link to Printable Lyrics: Same Love by Macklemore
  • Guided Practice
  • Independent Practice
  • Exit Slip
  • Early Finisher Activity
  • 6-point ACEPaPeR rubric for effortless writing and grading
  • Extra Reusable Assessment Handout to use with 2 BONUS text/lyric links or with ANY text!

Simply load the printable music lyrics, print, project & go!

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This is a lifelong tool!

Reuse editable mini lesson and assessment handout with ANY text for repeated, spiraled practice and assessment of reading nonfiction passages: RI.7.9 (Grade 7)

TIP: If you want to play the song or music videos as well as use the printable lyrics, but your school does not allow YouTube, simply play the song from your phone or google search “youtube to MP4” on your home computer and use any of the first sites to instantly convert the included YouTube links to MP4 files to play from your school desktop, SmartBoard, PPT, etc.

BONUS: Lyrics can be used to spark discussion to teach emotional intelligence and social emotional curriculum (SEL).

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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.9. Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

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Why using boring texts when you can analyze song lyrics?

Perfect for reluctant readers and students with learning disabilities.

Common Core ELA Test Prep is FUN with MUSIC LYRIC ACTIVITIES!

CURE FOR DISENGAGED STUDENTS!

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THIS PRODUCT IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY OF THE LYRICS, ARTISTS, PRODUCTION COMPANIES, LINKS, WEBSITES OR ORGANIZATIONS LINKED IN THE PRODUCT; IT IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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