Rock and Roll Teacher Resources
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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
A New Twist on Race Relations
Students explore the impact of television and rock and roll on promoting racial equality. They analyze the impact of American Bandstand on the performers who appeared on the show and they investigate the influence of music on social and political thought while designing a unique compilation of rock and roll songs.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The 1960s, Rock and Youth Culture and The Beatles
Discuss the very interesting topic of the impact of rock and pop culture with your class. How is youth culture tied to rock and pop culture? Why were The Beatles so overwhelmingly popular? What effect did Beatlemania have on youth, consumerism, and economics?
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 45 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 36 Views 136 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 16 Views 77 Downloads
Romantic and 20th Century Period Music
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations that represent one of the three music periods.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 53 Views 150 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 115 Views 217 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 lesson 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 24 Views 157 Downloads
Slices of American Pie: The 1960s Through Music
Young scholars, by listening to and analyzing the lyrics of selected examples of popular music from the era, develop a greater understanding of the historical and political forces as well as the emotional climate of the decade.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
And We Were All in One Place: Youth Culture and the Rock Festival
Students discuss how the festivals like Monterey Pop, Woodstock, and Altamont reflect their respective time periods and locations, then compare and contrast recent festivals to those of the 1960's.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads