Favorite Song

Song

 

Analyze Your Favorite Song

 

NEEDS WORK

STANDARD

EVIDENCE OF EXCELLENCE

 

TS MS.7 Recognize and assess hidden agendas

 

 

 

AS MS.6 Recognize and assess various forms of bias in self and others and demonstrate strategies for addressing bias in social situations

 

 

 

Description of project:

 

  1. Think about your favorite songs and choose one for analysis and reflection (school appropriate).
  2. Use the “Your Favorite Song” sheet to research the background of your song and record reflections.

Submit your song and analysis

 

Fill out the information about your favorite song.  You can choose to present the information in a different way other than just filling out the form.  Find a you-tube video of the song. 

 

1.  Name of artist ____________________________________________________________________________________________

2.  Song Title _______________________________________________________________________________________________

3.  What type of mood do you feel the artist was in when he/she wrote and performed this song?_____________________________

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4.  When you listen to this song, describe the way it makes you feel.  Why are you drawn to this song?________________________

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5.  Do you feel this song can have any effect on the way a person sees themselves, the world, their situation etc?________________

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6.  You are offered the job to direct the music video for this song, however the artist would like to know the answers to the following questions:

       a.  How much would expect to be paid for directing this video? (Research salaries for this type of job.)_____________________

       b.  Why should you be hired for this assignmnet? ______________________________________________________________

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        c.  Setting of the video:__________________________________________________________________________________

        d.  Lead lady/man: (celebrity) ____________________________________________________________________________

        e.  Props to be used in the video __________________________________________________________________________

        f.  Any more details needed to show what the video would be like _________________________________________________

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7.  Print out the lyrics for the song.  Highlight your favorite lyrics and describe why you like those lyrics in particular.  ____________

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