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55 resources with the keyterm lyrics

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National Anthems of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare and contrast music and lyrics of national anthems from around the world. They listen to their national anthem and other countries' anthems and compare the music. Working in groups, they write an anthem for their class or...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review themes they have seen so far in their study of poetry. They compare four poems and one set of song lyrics as they search for meaning in each. They compare and contrast all five and then give a presentation of...
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Musical Hangman

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students play a musical game which is a cross between Hangman and Wheel of Fortune. The teacher recites lyrics and the students try to guess the letters in the title. The teams get points for identifying the title, reciting all the...
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Civil Rights Violations In America, A Historical Review

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze an event where a person or groups of people were singled out because of their race, religion, nationality or sexuality. They interpret the song "Scarecrow" by Melissa Etheridge and apply the lyrics to the events they...
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Sing Me a Story!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore lyrics, phrases, and the beats in each phrase. They select a nursery rhyme, set it to a simple tune they already know, and match the tune with the same number of beats per phrase with a poem with the identical...
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Soul Legend Wilson Pickett

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students analyze the lyrics to the soul music of Wilson Pickett as a step towards the exploration of the life and talents of the man. The language and expressions utilized in a descriptive article about the composer form the basis of the...
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Defining Voice of the Punk Years

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils analyze the music of The Clash and have extensive and intensive practice in reading and listening skills.