Teaching the structural elements of poetry through song!

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Teachers, use this kid-appropriate hip-hop song for kids to teach the structural elements of poetry: rhyme scheme, meter, line break, stanza, etc. Download the mp3 and play the song for students. Then display the lyrics. Students can then work together to label the elements of poetry! Lots of fun!


Lyrics:
heck it out, this song is all about three crucial things you can't succeed without
The first is important yeah, have no doubt
Set a goal... (aww yeah)
Then we'll plan the route

Chorus:
GPS...Goal, Plan, Success!
(Repeat)

Set a goal, yeah, set it real high
Only limit you should set should be up in the sky
Never sell yourself short before you even try
You can reach your goals like a pilot, you can fly!

Chorus:
GPS...Goal, Plan, Success!
(Repeat)

Make a plan! Yeah, that's what's up next,
But don't you get lazy or skip any steps
Failure is not an option, cuz that you'd regret...
Make a plan for the future and don't you forget.. (follow your)

Chorus:
GPS...Goal, Plan, Success!
(Repeat)

If you do these things, just to name a few
Nobody can stop the dreams that you pursue
So shout it out loud that's what I suggest,
Tobias Explorer's follow G.P.S!

Chorus:
GPS...Goal, Plan, Success!
(Repeat)

Just years ago, I was in your place
Tryin to find my own space, didn't know which road to take
So I tried many things and have a hundred percent,
Realized for music my life was meant.

So I set a goal, made a plan, worked for success,
All soul, nothing banned, never less than my best,
Finally reached my destination--passed the ultimate test.
I use that GPS, you got that GPS!


Rob "Vanilla" Price and John "Emi-Wren" Wren's song about setting goals and making plans and how that leads to success! Hip-hop songs for kids with positive messages. Encourage your students to follow their G.P.S. with this song and that it will lead to success! *Song can be personalized for your school for an added fee. Contact for details! Thanks!

©2014 Rob Price/JJ Wren
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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