Students in grades 4 and 5 have been exploring the language in this powerful song: “Don’t Laugh at Me” by Mark Wills.
We broke into groups, discussed some of the key phrases and then created skits to dramatize the meanings.
Do you know what these phrases mean?
* cry myself to sleep
* the kid who’s always chosen last
* too much to ask
* don’t get your pleasure from my pain
* our eyes never meet
* I’m deaf, I’m blind, hey, aren’t we all