Here's a great lesson on form and lyrics with some embedded ELA common core standards. Included with your purchase is a teacher lesson plan sheet, a student worksheet, and an MP3 of a song my husband and I wrote and recorded on our first album,
This lesson teaches students about couplets in rock music and poetry. By reading the lyrics, then listening to an original song composed by the lesson author and her husband, the students will hear an example of couplets.
Here's a great middle school lesson for general music teachers that embeds some ELA activities! Students will listen to a rock song of your or their choice and analyze the form and lyrics.
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