Rhythm and Blues Music Teacher Resources
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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
Students explore the impact of the Great Depression. In this historical perspectives instructional activity, students access historical photographs and artwork from the era. Students then write songs that exemplify the American response during the time period.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 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
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
Young scholars 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
Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources
Students identify legends in Tennessee and U.S. history, and differentiate between primary and secondary sources. They list examples of primary and secondary sources, participate in a field trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and identify primary and secondary sources at the museum.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 23 Views 67 Downloads
Black Music: Its Message and Meaning
Students develop an appreciation for modern black music from a historical, political and lyrical perspective. They examine the political and the historical surge of the civil rights movement of the 1960's and how this surge directly or indirectly affected black musicians, who in turn affected the black population of America during this period.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
Power to the People: Social Movements of the 1960s
Students engage in a professional development workshop for teachers in the delivery of curriculum about the era of the 1960's. The emphasis of the workshop is using popular culture of the time in order to launch investigations that are student centered and highly engaging.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 32 Downloads
Comparatives and superlatives
Students identify comparatives and superlatives. Students read article on comparatives and superlatives. They explore spelling patterns. Students rewite adjectives to form comparatives and superlatives and complete a worksheet.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 88 Downloads