"Tone means attitude." Or so says this resource that uses Jordan Pruitt's "One Love" to model for songwriters how to develop an attitude in their lyrics. Class members engage in a number of exercises designed to give them direct and guided instruction in choosing and crafting a tone for their lyrics. The final lesson in a series of nine songwriting exercises.
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- The activities are carefully scaffolded so that all learners can be successful
- A video of Pruitt performing her song is available on YouTube
- Because teens tend to have very strong opinions about recording artists and music genres, it is important to create a respectful classroom environment where individual preferences can be expressed and accepted