I LOVE this!! In the past, I have actually used "What a Wonderful World", both the original and the Israel K version for a project at the end of the year. I typed each line of the song on it's own blank sheet of paper and each student got a line of the song. The student had to illustrate that particular line of the song, making a picture book for the song. The kids loved it and it made a beautiful, inspiring picture book to share with parents at the end of the year! It helps them with visualization, especially with literal and nonliteral language. Another song I did that with was more current: "Firework" by Katy Perry.
Thank you for this! I'm excited to really dive into Close Reading and Poetry with this idea!!
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