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The History Behind Song Lyrics
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Seven 50-minute sessions|
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May 09, 2012
I've used this lesson plan with 7th & 8th grade classes & it has worked so well each time. Most of the kids think the video is hilarious & it gets them interested in the topics mentioned. They love sharing what they know about each topic & they are eager to research (once I printed off the research for each topic & distributed it in lieu of booking a computer lab) because there are so many topics they're bound to be intrigued by one. Fun! We listen to the song nonstop for about 4 days & the kids walk through the halls singing it, too.
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