You know your middle school kids are singing the song already...Why not engage them in meaningful analysis and conversation, too? This unit of study features the hit by rapper Macklemore, focusing on the beauty of a new day and the power of a positive mindset. Students will deepen reading comprehension and fluency through the study of these lyrics. Activities include vocabulary enrichment, lyric analysis and journal writing prompts, partner work, and the opportunity for students to write a narrative of their own future personal success story. You will love seeing your students so excited to be engaged in purposeful, relevant ELA work!