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You’re the Top! Pop Culture Then and Now

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You’re the Top! Pop Culture Then and Now

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time One 50-minute session
Lesson Author

Susan Spangler

Susan Spangler

Fredonia, New York

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Audio copy (or several versions) of "You're the Top." Recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, Stacey Kent, and Barbara Streisand are recommended.

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PREPARATION

  • Get an audio copy (or several versions) of "You're the Top." Recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, Stacey Kent, and Barbara Streisand are recommended.

  • Make copies of the lyrics and chart, one for each student.

  • If you choose the online option for reflection, test the online self-reflection checklist on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.

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