Music Moves me

Literacy Unit- 6th Grade

Your Task

Who is your artist? What makes them great? What themes do they focus on? How did their culture influence them? How did they influence the culture around them?

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2. Research their life story.

Required elements are shown below. Write a short biography, using your research, including this information. The biography should be a MINIMUM of 3 paragraphs long, and two pages in length (Times New Roman, size 12 font). I have attached a site that will walk you through each step of the process here. You must also include note cards, with appropriately cited sources, and link them to your Smore.
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3. Pick three of their songs.

Identify what the THEME of each song is, using evidence from the text (song) to prove your answer. You must also attach the three songs, their (edited/clean) lyrics, and explain the TONE and MOOD of the songs you choose to include in your presentation.

4. Identify between 5 and 15 examples of figurative language.

You must identify the type of figurative language, explain whatit means, and provide the quote as your textual evidence.
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5. Complete the Kaplan Depth and Complexity assignment.

You must respond COMPLETELY in 11-12 sentences to at least 6 prompts. The order you choose to complete the required questions is up to you. You must cite sources, and provide evidence from your sources to support your answers. You can place your responses in paragraphs on your final project using a Smore, or you can link it to a Smore if you chose to use Google Drive to answer your questions. Link is located here.

6. ALL pieces either need to be LINKED to a Smore shared with me, or typed within a Smore to present.

We will have a SCAVENGER HUNT/GALLERY CRAWL to show off our hard work! EACH PIECE OF THIS PROJECT WILL RECEIVE A GRADE IN THE GRADE BOOK.
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