Great Songs for the English Classroom
By Robert Stuart Thomson
Vancouver, Godwin Books: 1980
First printed by the British Columbia Teachers Federation Lesson Plans
52 pages, 8.5 by 11 inches
Thirty thought-provoking songs for high school students to analyze. Students listen to the songs and print the missing words on cloze outlines. This is followed by a class discussion and journal writing. Working on songs develops listening skills, provides a review of basics (spelling, vocabulary) and offers the student a forum in which to explore important issues such as love, friendship, peer pressure, parental neglect, alienation, and anger. This book was published by the British Columbia Teachers Federation Dept. of Lesson Aids.