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Songs lyrics are such an awesome way to bring light to critical literacy skills in the classroom. Imagine Dragons' music offers such powerful messages that will help motivate and inspire your students. This set of unit studies empowers your students through the critical analysis of "Natural" and "Whatever It Takes."
This teacher resource includes 2 complete, separate, week long ELA units of study that build reading, writing, speaking, listening, and critical thinking skills through engaging, socially relevant texts your students will be thrilled with which to work.
Through the Socratic seminar teaching strategy, students focus on these texts, analyze them through offered engagements, and then come together for beautiful discussions through open-ended questions, that will build coveted classroom community and understanding.
*Socratic Seminar description
*Close reading visual for classroom display and student use
*Song lyrics for both songs
*12 total student engagements that offer opportunities for song background
comprehension, written reflection and analysis, text to text and text to self
connection building, vocabulary expansion, figurative language analysis, and
partner and small group discussion tools
*Socratic seminar discussion questions for both songs
*Culminating creative and written activities to celebrate students' thinking and
This resource is certain to bring life to your ELA instruction! You will be excited to teach and your kids will be so pumped to learn☺
Check out my other Imagine Dragons units of study♥-