A week's worth of rigorous and relevant fun with diction!
Who thought literary and rhetorical analysis could be so musical?
(hint: my students and I did!)
Students work in groups to annotate and analyze the connection between literary and rhetorical devices and song messages.
Multi-step process includes:
**Teacher modeling/whole class tries it out
**Groups annotate assigned lyrics
**Groups identify message and create visual analysis
**Groups plan, film, create, and edit a music video
**Groups share the video via social media (suggested: FlipGrid)
Included in this project pack:
**Editable Word Teacher's Guide
**Editable Word Student Step-by-Step Guide
**7 PDF full lyrics - songs from rap to pop to alternative or choose/include your own!
**Student samples for teacher reference
**CCSS College & Career Readiness-aligned Scoring Rubric
Teacher supplies needed:
Internet access laptop or iPad with iMovie or another video editing program
Student supplies needed:
Can also be modified for stations!
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