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Warhol's Foxy Lady: Pop Art
Students paint a mural that represents the psychedelic era and uses styles of pop artists. Also, students identify characteristics of pop art, imagery of the psychedelic era, and reproduce or create an appropriate lettering style for the psychedelic era.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
The John Travolta Syndrome
Students research a particular time period for popular music and film titles and determine why these titles are popular. They compile a portfolio of song titles, lyrics which accurately represent the costume history of a particular time period.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 3 Downloads
The AC/DC Files-TNT
Use this resource to help your class practice research skills. While the focus of this presentation is a band called AC/DC, it could be used as a filler activity or as a way to help learners practice finding information through research.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum
Henry David Thoreau and Linda Ronstadt? Ann Tyler and Pete Townshend? Joyce Carol Oates and Pearl Jam? This richly detailed plan pairs classic literature with contemporary music and asks learners to analyze how the theme of conformity is developed in different mediums.
10th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Popular Music and Music Videos
This resource is part of a three-lesson unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop culture.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 54 Views 140 Downloads
"Yesterday," "Today," and "Tomorrow"
Excite the music lovers in your language arts class Idea development and word choice are the main writing traits in this Six Traits lesson plan. Young writers examine the symbolism in "Yesterday” by the Beatles, “Today” by the Smashing Pumpkins, and “Tomorrow” from the Annie Soundtrack.
7th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 83 Downloads
Here is a great example of the type of biographical presentation your class could create. They can view this informational biography of John Lennon to learn about a famous person or as inspiration for a research project. Each slide presents interesting text and great images.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Lucky Rock and Roll Fitness
Students, while listening to upbeat music playing in the background, are introduced to six different exercises: push ups, curl ups, jumping jacks, squat thrusts, windmills, and leg lifts. They participate in a game called Fitness Gamble.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
Rock and Roll with Music and Movement
Fourth graders improvise music and dance to express their analysis of types of rocks. They discuss the three classes of rocks, list describing words, and create a short musical piece and dance to symbolize the rock they are dancing.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Fossils and Lithologic Units
Practicing paleontologists map the geologic time scale, simulate the formation of sedimentary rock, and analyze fossil data. Instructions for four activities and five assessment choices are provided for the teacher. This comprehensive lesson plan thoroughly exposes learners to the stages of evolution as evidenced by the fossil record.
6th - 9th Science 37 Views 137 Downloads
History of Rock: Lecture 3
How did technology influence rock music? A thorough presentation outlines the history of rock, beginning with the technological advances that made it possible. It discusses Country, Blues, Hillbilly, and Early Rock music in terms of how one influenced the other, social impact, and progression.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 78 Downloads
When do you need quotation marks? Do they go inside of a period or outside? Hone your class's punctuation skills with this four-page practice packet. Page one lists several rules and examples, while the last three pages contain practice opportunities.
7th - 9th Language Arts 117 Views 221 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
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Pupils analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 74 Downloads
Get your class primed for a comparative analysis instructional activity with this activity. They compare and contrast their music preferences to those of their classmates. After reading an article, they identify current trends in popular music, analyze the importance of music in their lives and interview others to determine their favorite type of music.
6th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 158 Downloads