Fix Me Friday; STEAL Chart; Social Commentary

1 Dec

All Classes:

Fix Me Friday: Look for errors and edit this paragraph:

In the united States, if you hear someone talking about The King,” their probably talking about Elvis. Elvis Presley was known as the King of Rock-andRoll. He was born on January 8, 1935 Growing up, Elvis was shy, but he love to sing and play geetar. He sang in public for the first time and got his first guitar when he was ten. When Elvis was in eighth grade, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis got to learn a lot more about music and meet people in the music business. Eventually, he got a record deal and become famous. Some of Elvis most popular songs were “Heartbreak Hotel, “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Blue Suede Shoes.”

9th Grade:

Create a STEAL Chart for George and Lennie in your notebook. Be sure to include evidence from the text in each section.


12th Grade:

One possible angle for your writing is social commentary, which Wikipedia defines as “is the act of using rhetorical means to provide commentary on issues in a society.”

Consider the outrage people in the 1950’s felt about Elvis’s sexually charged performance below. Then compare that with examples of edgy and explicit music of today.

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