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- Pamela J.
- Florence, SC
Reggae Teacher Resources
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Students study the folk music and dance of the island of Mauritius. In this music and dance instructional activity, students study the style of music and dance that is called sega. They learn about how the traditional music comes from the islands off the coast of Africa.
Students examine the different types of adversity African-Americans face. As a class, they role-play different roles in scenerios in which they discover the importance of facing their fears and taking responsibility for their actions. To end the lesson, they share their own dreams for their future and discuss how to accomplish them.
Fifth graders develop cultural awareness of their heritage, therefore building their self-esteem. They discover the link between learning and social skills and recognize that learning is an integral part of their lives. The recognize African folktales as a literary genre.
Students swing and sway their way to learning with this lively movement activity. In this early childhood movement and music activity, students develop self-esteem, listening, and large-motor skills, and cultural awareness. Children will think of special ways to move their bodies to music.
If you're looking to tie rap music into poetry writing, this would be a good presentation to use as you kick off your mini-unit. Learners are given a brief, but descriptive, history of rap music and rap poetry. The slides include photographs of famous rappers, and some informative text.
Sixth graders study the geography of the Caribbean Islands. In this Caribbean geography lesson, 6th graders use maps and atlases to find certain locations in the Caribbean. Students practice using different types of maps, using latitude and longitude coordinates, and gain experience with cartography.