Rhythm and Blues Music Teacher Resources
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Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story - The Birth of Soul
Students analyze various kinds of music. In this music lesson, students listen to music clips to determine the kind of music each clip is then they participate in a class discussion about the music and prepare a presentation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 36 Downloads
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This lesson requires a video, which is not included.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 80 Downloads
Call and Response Singing
Students investigate call and response singing. In this fine arts and U.S. history lesson, students listen to several call and response songs that were sung by African-American slaves during the period before the Civil War. Students brainstorm possible reasons that call and response music was appropriate for slaves working in the fields.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 60 Downloads
The Great Depression Blues
Learners explore the impact of the Great Depression. In this historical perspectives lesson, students access historical photographs and artwork from the era. Learners then write songs that exemplify the American response during the time period.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Swing Your Partner! It's A Virtual Square Dance
Students explore the Wessels Living History Farm website and research how to do a square dance. They read a story, listen to an explanation of barn dances, and participate in various square dances.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads
The Power of Listening
Students examine the importance of listening when conducting an interview. They develop a KWL chart about listening skills, listen to an interview and circle inconsistencies in the written account of the interview, and conduct a personal interview.
6th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 82 Downloads
Keep on Pushing: Popular Music and the Civil Rights Movement
Students explore music that exemplified the Civil Rights Movement. In this music and history lesson, students research 1960's protest songs, Motown recorded music, and rap of the 1990's to consider the power of music and its reflection on the social conscience.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 49 Downloads
Rockin’ the World: Rock and Roll and Social Protest in 20th Century America
Students explore protest songs. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students examine issues-based music by summarizing lyrics and revealing inferences, generalizations, conclusions, and points of view found in the songs.
7th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 166 Downloads
People Everyday: Introduction to Literary Analysis and Music Literacy
Students identify at least two themes in, People Everyday by Arrested Development. They identify five terms/expressions in the song with which they are unfamiliar and brainstorm on possible meanings from context.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads