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Music Inspires Writing!


Music Inspires Writing!

LISTEN UP! Song lyrics make great "mentor texts" for writing lessons, and this group is for teachers who want to exchange ideas related to this topic.

Website: http://writingfix.com/ipod_prompts.htm
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Latest Activity: May 12, 2017

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song ideas responding to literature 2 Replies

I've got an upcoming R2L class with 7th-11th graders and I'd love to use music. Any specific song titles you'd recommend? (I work with students who are homeschooled. Many come from conservative…Continue

Started by Patricia Harman-Murray. Last reply by Karen Pearson Feb 2, 2013.

The Breathe You Take... 7 Replies

I heard this George Strait song on the radio this morning and thought....what great lyrics to discuss and to use as a writing prompt.  The chorus reads, "But life's not the breath you takeThe…Continue

Started by Desiree. Last reply by Jenny Leigh Hodgins Sep 1, 2012.


I just wondered if this group is active. If not, does anyone foresee a resumption of activity?Thanks,JohnContinue

Started by almanacwriter Apr 16, 2012.


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