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Great lesson for Valentine's Day! My students love it and talk about it all year: featuring the genius composer/performer Jack White and a single from his first solo album. Please be sure you are comfortable with the lyrics, first - as they are quite metaphoric and, at face value, refer to violence, etc. Given today's lyrics, though, it's quite tame. But up to you, of course.
Lesson: Literal Language vs. Figurative Language (why authors use each, and the effects of each).
Anticipatory questions for song lyrics.
Student Guided Analysis Sheets for “Love Interruption.”
Homework Assignment with Scoring Guide.
Directions and Tips for Teachers.
Concepts include: theme, tone, metaphor, simile, irony, effect of point-of-view.
Recommended for grades 8-12. Thanks for visiting!
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