Loving Language with Lyrics

Ebony and Ivory code One use for QR codes is to direct students to video content.  I am using a QR code to link my students to music videos.  Since we are exploring the meaning of text in a variety of media, song lyrics lend themselves well to close reading.  And let’s face it…music is simply motivating!  Here is a sample of how I am using Visualead.com’s ability to make colorful codes for students to view a music video after we have listened to and discussed the lyrics.  When I did Ebony and Ivory with my students, they had NO idea what the song referred to.  After our initial listening and discussion, the video solidified their understanding.

 

Check out this site devoted exclusively to Loving Language with Lyrics! http://lovinglanguagewithlyrics.weebly.com/

 

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