Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 3)

This is the third blog post in the series of posts on a song writing unit I delivered to a Grade 9 English Language Arts Class. It is also more than appropriate for a music class of any type. Please check out Part 1 and Part 2. 8. Looking at the Make-up of a Song … Continue reading Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 3)

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Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (pt. 2)

This blog post is the second in a series of posts on a song writing unit I delivered for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It is also very appropriate for a music class of any type. Please check out Part 1. 4. Quizizz As mentioned, Quizizz is an online platform with educational trivia games designed … Continue reading Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (pt. 2)

Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 1)

In a stunning feat of Irony, songwriting fits into the Language Arts curriculum more easily than the Instrumental Music curriculum. I mean, weird, right? Isn't it? Anyway, I recently facilitated a unit on songwriting and poetry with a focus on figurative language in a Grade 9 Language Arts class. The culminating activity for this unit has … Continue reading Figurative Language Through Song for Language Arts and Music Teachers (Pt. 1)