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Introduction to Analysis - Song Lyrics (Man in the Mirror)


This pathway outlines blended steps that lead students through analysis of words, sounds and visuals around Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" song and video.  The concept of empathy will be introduced and will carry thematically throughout the entire unit.  Students will learn abou tthe literary terms: 

Theme, symbolism, imagery, repetition, annotation, connotation, denotation


Learning Targets: 
Know and identify literary terms: Theme, symbolism, imagery, repetition, annotation, connotation, denotation
Analyze author's choices (visual, audio, textual)
Apply thematic analysis to another set of lyrics
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Resource Type: 
Creative Commons Licence
Common Core Language Arts