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- Niesha H., Special Education Teacher
- Philadelphia, PA
Festivals Teacher Resources
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Students create a poster advertising the Gullah Geechee Cultural Festival on Sapelo Island. In this Gullah Geechee culture lesson, students watch a video called "Gullah Music" and discuss the music and traditions of the slaves from Sapelo Island. Students brainstorm essential information to include on posters advertising the festival and create posters to advertise the event.
Students participate in a folk dance presentation. In this multi-cultural instructional activity, students and their families work together to learn and perform folk dances at a school sponsored festival. The teacher acts as facilitator, working with parents and community volunteers.
Young scholars participate in planning a multi-cultural community event. In this cultural music lesson, parents, community members, and teachers provide time, music, advertisement, and refreshments to create a community multi-cultural music festival. The teacher acts as coordinator for all the volunteer work.
Watching Great Performances’ Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago launches an investigation into and discussion of how the electric guitar and guitarists have changed the sound of the blues over time. An engaging way to explore the relationship between music and culture.