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New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 1.1: Present Tense, Adverbs of Frequency
Work on basic grammar concepts and vocabulary about free time activities with a language arts instructional activity. After kids write negative and affirmative questions and answers in the present tense, they complete sentences using a word bank.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Music and the American Identity/American Culture
Does music unite or divide Americans? How does music reflect and influence American culture? After journaling an initial response to these central questions, groups examine primary source documents, listen and respond to a wide range of music, and the whole class engages in a “Public Issues Discussion” or SAC.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 83 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Are the Origins and Influences of Rap Music?
Engage your pupils in a high-interest topic while asking them to look closely into each source with document-based questions and a final essay. Learners explore the emergence of rap music through videos and reading selections. All of the videos and excerpts are included here.
10th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 119 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Beat of the Blues
This activity focuses on how students can learn basic blues percussion patterns by considering the polyrhythms of African drumming and investigating how and why such drums were banned during slavery. Students will listen to several blues and non-blues recor
All All 3 Views 10 Downloads
Middle schoolers go on an information gathering hunt on the Internet to study West African empires. They work in teams; meteorologists, bankers, writers, and archaeologists. They collect data on all sorts of topics related to West African cultures, and build a website to publish their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Off the Record
Students explore how music reflects culture and how culture reflects popular music. After reading an article, they discuss how hip-hop has affected the lives of two young men of different races. They investigate the development and influences of various musical genres popular in the United States.
6th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 129 Downloads
Grammar Bytes - Parallel Structure
The first exercise in a series of worksheets, this handout asks learners to read 10 sets of sentences and choose the one with no errors in structure. Tip: Find all of the worksheets on parallel structure throughout our website and create a packet for your learners!
4th - 10th English Language Development 5 Views 166 Downloads
An Introduction to Sega: The Music and Dance of Mauritius
Students study the folk music and dance of the island of Mauritius. In this music and dance lesson, 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.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 68 Downloads
Hispanic Arts and Culture Unit: Visual Arts, Dance, and Music
Students learn about Latin American dance and rhythm in different forms and participate in dancing. In this Latin American lesson plan, students also analyze Latin American paintings.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 10 Downloads
Four Immigrant Groups: Their Lives and Music
Fourth graders examine the experiences of four immigrant groups. In groups, they brainstorm a list of misconceptions of those groups and discuss if they are still present today. Using maps, they locate the countries of Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba and research why they left their home country.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 48 Downloads
Fan(tom) of the Opera
Students explore the ways in which the worlds of popular music and opera can work together to complement the other. They work in small groups to analyze plot, characters, setting and themes of a popular opera using a summary of that opera as a guide.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 19 Downloads
West Indies and The Caribbean: Sugar & Slavery
Students study the state of the world before the slave trade. They explain the geography and economics of the slave trade. They explore primary sources and how historians use these sources to create historical interpretations.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 41 Downloads
Music from Across America
Students complete a unit of lessons on a variety of types of American music. They record their impressions of music samples on a worksheet, identify types of instruments, and choose a musical selection for their family to respond to.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 37 Views 200 Downloads
Storytellers: Pearl Jam, Lesson 1
Students examine the meaning of genre, and specifically investigate the musical genre of grunge. They view and discuss photos, watch the video, "VH1 Storytellers: Pearl Jam," answer discussion questions, and paraphrase the lyrics to a Pearl Jam song.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Building Character: Remaining Resilient, Resourceful, and Responsible in the Face of Adversity
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 74 Downloads