80'S Music English: Listen, Analyze, and Discuss 1980's Music Lyrics as Poetry
In this ongoing course, scholars will explore the culture of the 1980's by listening to, analyzing, and discussing song lyrics with friends and fans of this great decade!
Mark Slack, MA
4 total reviews for this teacher
Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
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Join Coach Mark and fans of 1980's culture and music for a weekly ride through the 80's. In this course we will explore the 1980's through music by listening, watching, analyzing and discussing song lyrics and videos. Each week we will view and listen to two 1980's hits followed by an intense analysis of the songs' lyrics and images. Students will be encouraged to request songs from the 80's they'd like to learn more about. Come join the fun! Below is an outline for the first four weeks of...
Students will develop: - An appreciation for American culture and music - The ability to listen, analyze and discuss popular music - Friendships with other learners with similar interests - An historical understanding of the 1980's through music and discussion
A fun and energetic Generation-X teacher who grew up in the 80's!
Writing materials Notebook OPTIONAL: 80's hairstyles and dress for even more fun!
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will be shown 1-2 music videos per session and will further view associated lyrics. Songs will be chosen from the 1980's top 500 list. When possible, the original music video will be shown. Students will not need access to YouTube as videos will be viewed via screenshare.
1980's Top 500 Music List
Mark Slack, MA
Unique Classes for Unique Minds
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
4 total reviews
11 completed classes
Hello everyone! Thank you for the opportunity to share a quick bit of information about my courses, background and educational values! I am a certified teacher with 13 years experience instructing students in middle school, high school, and...