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Earth Song

  1. 1. Earth Song What can Earth Song tell us about world Issues?
  2. 2. <ul><li>What about sunrise What about rain What about all the things That you said we were to gain... What about killing fields Is there a time What about all the things That you said was yours and mine... Did you ever stop to notice All the blood we’ve shed before Did you ever stop this notice This crying earth this we make sure? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What have we done to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Look what we’ve done </li></ul><ul><li>What about all the peace </li></ul><ul><li>That you pledge your only son... </li></ul><ul><li>What about flowering fields </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a time </li></ul><ul><li>What about all the dreams </li></ul><ul><li>That you said was yours and mine... </li></ul><ul><li>Did you ever stop to notice </li></ul><ul><li>All the children dead from war </li></ul><ul><li>Did you ever stop to notice </li></ul><ul><li>This crying earth this we make sure? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>I used to dream I used to glance beyond the stars Now I don’t know where we are Although I know we’ve drifted far </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Hey, what about yesterday What about the seas The heavens are falling down I cant even breathe What about everything I have given you What about natures worth Its our planets womb What about animals We’ve turned kingdoms to dust What about elephants Have we lost their trust What about crying whales Were ravaging the seas What about forest trails Burnt despite our pleas </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What about the holy land Torn apart by creed What about the common man Cant we set him free What about children dying Cant you hear them cry Where do we go wrong Someone tell me why What about baby boy What about the days What about all their joy What about the men What about the crying man What about Abraham What about death again Do we give a damn </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>skinhead, deadhead, everybody gone bad situation, aggravation, everybody allegation in the suite, on the news, everybody dog food bang bang, shock dead, everybodys gone bad. all i wanna say is that they don't really care about us all i wanna say is that they don't really care about us beat me, hate me, you can never break me will me, thrill me, you can never kill me chew me, sue me, everybody do me kick me, hike me, don't you black or white me tell me what has become of my life i have a wife and two children who love me i am the victiom of police brutality, now. i'm tired of being the victim of hate, you're rapin' me of my pride of for god's sake i look to heaven to fulfill its prophecy.... set me free </li></ul>skinhead, deadhead, everybody gone bad trepidation, speculation, everybody allegation in the suite, on the news, everybody dog food black man, black mail, throw the brother in jail tell me what has become of my rights am i invisible cause you ignore me? your proclamation promised me free liberty, now. i'm tired of being the victim of shame they're throwing me in a class with a bad name i can't believe this is the land from which i came. you know i really do hate to say the government don't wanna say but if roosevelt was livin', he would't let this be, no no. skinhead, deadhead, everybodys gone bad situation, speculation, everybody litigation beat me, bash me, you can never trash me hit me, kick me, you can never get me some things in live they just don't wanna see but if martin luther was livin' he wouldn't let this be They don’t care about us!
  8. 8. Your Task: <ul><li>As a group you have this lesson to produce a poster to illustrate the issues covered in ‘Earth song’ in order to get people to think about what is happening to the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Each member of the group will be assessed according to their contribution. I will also be looking for the skill of working as part of a group. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about including: </li></ul><ul><li>A catchy title </li></ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrations </li></ul>

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