Teach Argument With Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You”

Maroon 5’s hit song “Girls Like You” makes some pretty compelling arguments about the perception and role of women in society.  Their music video features a long list of impressive women (athletes, artists, comedians, etc.), and from a rhetorical analysis perspective, uses their presence to propel their argument.

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Lesson Features

Grades 8 - 12
Focus Visual analysis, rhetorical analysis, cameo as rhetorical devices

Lesson Description

Wondering what you can expect in this lesson bundle?  You and your kiddos have some awesome Maroon 5 analysis to be excited about!  This bundle includes:

  • A rhetorical analysis of selected lyrics
  • Guiding questions for analysis and close reading regarding lyrics, speaker, and the roles of women in pop culture
  • A “close reading” of specific still frames (and women) that are integrated into the music video (i.e. considering how specific celebrities contribute to, impact, and change the argument that Maroon 5 is making in this song)
  • Extensions of those close readings that prompt students to consider more extensive background on the women featured in the video — and how this information contributes to the overarching argument
  • And MORE!

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