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Inspired by Nancy Dean’s Voice Lessons, Song Lessons uses pop music (country, rock, pop, and folk) to teach the impact of literary devices in literature. This section asks students to analyze music lyrics through imagery. Other sections of Song Lessons cover Details, Diction, Point of View, and Tone. For a 30% discount, you can purchase all 5 with Song Lessons: Analyzing Literary Devices Through Pop Music.
Each Song Lesson section contains an introduction with lesson planning advice and definitions of 5 literary devices (Detail, Diction, Imagery, Point of View, and Tone), 5 short song lessons, and each lesson includes a pop song (music and lyrics included via web link), an annotation activity, and three close reading analysis questions that ask students to examine the selected song through the lens of the literary concept of imagery. An answer key is also included.
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