A lesson to build learners' confidence to make meaning from texts, introducing the terminology: theme, motif, symbol and metaphor.
The song uses quite simple language, which means the focus instead is on deeper analysis. It prompted really interesting discussions in our class, and tied to our theme of new beginnings and goal setting at the start of a new term.
FE L2.13 Identify implicit and inferred meaning in texts
FE L2.14 Understand the relationship between textual features and devices, and how they can be used to shape meaning for different audiences and purposes