Hip-Hop Teacher Resources
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Songwriting Skill - Finding Your Style: Elisa Victoria - “No Surprise”
Hip Hop? Country? Punk? R and B? So many styles. Young song writers consider the emotional effects of various style options before selecting the style best suited to the emotions they want to express in their song. The sixth in a nine-lesson series uses Elisa Victoria's "No Surprise" as a guided practice exercise.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Puttin' On the Hits
Learners explore "summer songs." They compose a list of songs that they would put on a summer CD and write an essay that explains the images they would choose for the cover for this CD. They also create collages that represent their most memorable summer.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Only boys like Rock n' Roll. That's not so! Eighth graders consider the origin of rock music as well as some associated stereotypes. They discuss who listens to rock music, when it originated, and then they analyze some current pop lyrics. Great teaching notes are included.
8th Visual & Performing Arts
Dancin' to the Times
Fifth graders work in groups in order to research a specific music era or dance style to share with the class. They have studied different music styles that are included in the lesson and now they have the choice to research one. There is a test included in this lesson for assessment purposes.
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Sixth graders study South African dances to learn about dancing styles in their country. In this dance lesson, 6th graders watch a video of dances and mark the movements they observe. Students then answer questions about the video. Students research South African dances by finding pictures of the dances, listing the dances, demonstrating the dances, and bringing a unique item about the dance to class.
6th Visual & Performing Arts
I See the Rhythm
Students complete a unit on the music, dance, and folklore of the African American culture. They read, write, and dramatize folktales, create a timeline of African American music, conduct a web scavenger hunt, and create a computer slideshow presentation as the culminating project of the unit.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Popular Dance: The Impact of Cultural Exchange
Tenth graders recognize that many groups contributed to the richness of culture in the United States. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the groups of people who built their way of life in the United States.
10th Social Studies & History
Music in West Africa
Students explore power and the symbols of power in West African music. They discuss the music of West Africa and compare it to African American music of today. In addition, they investigate musical instruments of Africa, identify the characteristics of drumming and mud cloth, and study the art of narrative story-telling.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Vocabulary Unit 1.3: Hobbies and Interests
What do your learners like to do in their free time? Complete a vocabulary learning exercise that features words about activities and hobbies. Exercises include choosing words from a word bank to match with pictures, filling in the blanks, and selecting words that pertain to a certain activity, such as computers or music.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Let's Get Physical
Explore the benefits of physical activity and how it will affect your students' health. Students track their physical activities for one week and then compare their results. Collaboration with a math teacher woould be useful as it would allow for greater analysis of the data.
8th - 12th Health
Hip Hop Dance Cut Outs
Students research visual art by examining art on-line. In this art expression activity, students discuss the history of art after researching information on the Internet. Students view images on the web which feature physical movement and create cut outs of similar images which they hang around the classroom.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Integtrating Chinese Dance
Students investigate the concept of Chinese dance and how it developed. They practice some of the dances and conduct research the contributions of major choreographers. Students describe the history and cultural significance of each dance.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Covering the Issue
Examine how art and music can be powerful tools for conveying a political or social message. After considering the issues surrounding rapper Paris, learners design their own album covers that reflect their political and/or social concerns. They will also write lyrics for one of the songs on thier album.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Reinforce all those skills you've been teaching with a game of Trivial Pursuit, math style! Each child moves around the game board and attempts to answer each question in order to gain a colored wedge, just like the real game. The difference here is that they need to answer real-world word problems involving fractions and also show their work.
5th Math CCSS: Designed