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Using "Firework" Song Lyrics to Analyze Figurative Language

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Subject English Language Arts — Language, Reading Standards for Fiction
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Activity
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The PDF link provides lyrics with examples of the figurative language used in the song "Firework" by Katy Perry. Great for grades 6-12. keywords: poetry, figurative language and meaning, song lyrics, common core. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: L.6.5 , L.7.5, L.8.5

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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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9 Reviews
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jgualazzi_2401671
August 17, 2017
This is terrific, especially with the analysis key. Thank you.
tjarvis21
December 16, 2015
Very creative!
mrsbeers
November 14, 2015
Great lesson for my ESOL students. The current music used got their attention.
ahinson
December 09, 2014
I think this is a well thought out lesson that will engage my reluctant students. Great way to practice identifying follow up after the literary terms and devices!
wzwoboda1
July 29, 2014

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