Are you looking for a way to get your students thinking about music? Are they begging you to share their favorite song? Check out this great activity for late elementary to middle school students!
Using a song of their choice, students will dig deeper into the lyrics, meaning, and other elements of their song. Students will share their knowledge through writing, illustration and/or a culminating project. This file has several options for you as the teacher to choose from, depending on your goals and age level. Due to copyright, no music is included. A list of appropriate songs is given as a recommendation, though.
Included in this file are the following:
*Popular song analysis worksheet (2 pages)
*Lyric analysis worksheet
*Lyric illustration worksheet
*Author's purpose worksheet
*Popular song analysis project
*Popular song analysis rubric
*Additional extension activities