A great way to develop your student's analytical skills in a contemporary way.
Activity one explore similes about love taken from 19 classic and contemporary songs including Alicia Keys, 50 cent and Beyonce. Activity two sees these similes grouped according to the imagery they create. Activity three has pupils making inferences on the similes and the effects.
Activity four is a creative activity where pupils make a found poem from the imagery.
The second half of the resource focuses on All of Me by John Legend.
Please download the lyrics which are available free elsewhere and the song can be played from YouTube.
There are five analytical questions about the language and structure of the lyrics. Finally, pupils transform the song into a letter.
A great way to introduce love poetry or texts such as Romeo and Juliet or a fun way of exploring imagery and inferential skills.