Students will have the chance to edit real song lyrics which contain errors! This would also be a great exercise to discuss rhetorical grammar and the need to know your audience. Students could edit song lyrics for different purposes (writing to a friend, writing to a boss, etc.) in order to analyze an audience.
EDITING MUSIC MISTAKES: Finding Grammar Errors In Song Lyrics
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Four square writing method for organizing paragraphs for the younger grades or essays for the older grades. Our special ed. teacher showed me this. I think I might try it to help my 4th graders to organize their persuasive essays.