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Color My World Grey and Blue

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Can colors help to convey a mood in writing? Explore this question with your class using the songs "Grey Street" by the Dave Matthews Band and "Blu is a Mood" by Blu Cantrell. After analyzing the effect of the color words in these songs and in models, pupils work through a Six-Trait writing activity to create their own color-based poems. The activity helps to emphasize the importance of word choice and mood within a song, poem, or other written work.

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