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Music and Symbolism

April 25, 2010 by alicemercer · No Comments · assignments

We’ve learned about figurative language, which is a big part of the lyrics in music. Today, I would like you to use words, images, and music to tell me about yourself. Go to this link from Black Eyed Peas: Planting Ideas and create a plant with pictures, words, and sounds that tell me about you. […]

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Music Lesson Six: Lyrics and Figurative Language

April 2, 2010 by alicemercer · 41 Comments · assignments

Ms. Lily’s class did a lesson with Mr. Knighton on figurative language in lyrics. Figurative language is language where there things stand for something else (like a rose for a romance), or what is said is not literally true, but instead conveys another meaning (example, “I’ve got your back” does not mean you have or […]

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Music Lesson Four: Jazz and Other Musical Genres

March 13, 2010 by alicemercer · 26 Comments · assignments

We are going to learn about another musical genre from the Americas, Jazz. Day One: After watching the video, we will be writing a comment comparing and contrasting, Blues, Latin, and Jazz music. Day Two: Do these activities on Jazz: PBS Kids Jazz

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