Hip-Hop Teacher Resources
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Hip Hop Dance Cut Outs
Students research visual art by examining art on-line. In this art expression lesson, 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.
History of African-American Music
Students are introduced to African-American music history through this lesson. They begin their study by taking a look at the slave work song and work their way through to modern rap and hip-hop. Students also take a closer look at significant musical figures of African American music through the ages.
Explore plagiarism in-depth with this resource. Start by reading the short passage provided on Krumping, a new dance style. Then, study the examples provided to determine which ones plagiarise and which ones don't.
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.
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.
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 instructional activity and now they have the choice to research one. There is a test included in this instructional activity for assessment purposes.
Journalism with Natalie Moore
Young scholars analyze journalism in the 21st century. In this journalism lesson, students read about Natalie Moore and the changing field of journalism by completing the activities in the packet.
John H. Ritter Novels
Learners read the books writing by John H. Ritter and complete discussion questions about them. In this reading lesson plan, students answer discussion questions for 4 different books.
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.
Learners compose lyrics to songs for a music festival to promote issues in their community. They write artists' statements explaining the issues they chose to write about.
WHAT IS JAZZ?
Pupils explore the life of a jazz musician.
Teaching Fundamental Movement
Students perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
Our Side of the Story: African Americans Share Their Experiences of Slavery
Seventh graders listen to a variety of folktales sharing experiences of slavery. As a class, they compare and contrast reading a story and telling a story. They participate in a role play activity to discover the journey of a slave and reflect on the activity in their journal. After watching a video, they discuss how point of view influences ones view of history.
Did Disco Change America?
Students examine the economics of a time period along with the music.
American Colonists Protest Song
Students explore the role of protest songs. For this early American history lesson, students research the acts passed by the British that angered colonists. Students then listen to protest songs from contemporary American history prior to writing their own songs of protests about the events they researched.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about August Wilson's Fences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Dance With Murray
Victoria is very talented. She can dance to ballet, hip-hop, rock, classical, and even polka music. She tells Murray that dance is really good exercise and helps you grow. She shows Murray some of her best dance moves.
Dance: Personal Soundtracks
Students create a musical autobiography. In this fine arts lesson, students explore the emotions that music can express by listening to and discussing a variety of music. Students construct a personal timeline and a collection of music reflecting events and emotions in their life.
JoJo's Circus: 100 Days and Counting and Hoop Happy
Students watch an episode of JoJo's Circus on the Disney Channel. While viewing, they note how many things they see represented by the number 100. As a class, they practice counting numbers by tens and end the lesson by dancing to music.
Agility Ladder Challenge
Young scholars rotate to different P.E. stations. They perform a different skill through an agility ladder that is taped to the floor.