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Dance and differently Abled People
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to dance.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Define My Own Destiny: Using Arrested Development and Lauryn Hill to Teach Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun
High schoolers listen to the lyrics of modern songs by Arrested Development, Lauryn Hill, and others to enhance their study and to connect to characters, conflicts, and themes of the play, A Raisin in the Sun.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 61 Downloads
AC/DC: Back in Black
Back in Black is one of AC/DC's famous rock albums. Quiz your class' knowledge of this album with the 10 multiple-choice questions on this instructional activity. Note: You can print this out, or have your class take the quiz online. Answers are provided after submitting answers online.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Music Education, The Blues
This lesson examines both the content and form of lyrics in blues songs. In addition to highlighting the basic musical form of a blues song, it also addresses the use of floating verses in blues music, both within the context of the original era in which
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 26 Downloads
"Jazz is About Freedom": Billie Holiday's Anti-lynching Song Strange Fruit
Working in small teams, students 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 5 Views 31 Downloads
Variations of Pain
Students listen to the song :King of Pain" by the Police. They identify different instrumentation and different rhythmic accompaniments to the opening vocal phrase and explore the text in-depth, discussing the various poetic images of pain.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Inventors & Trailblazers
Students are introduced to a groups of African American inventors. In groups, they research the role of each person in improving different industries. They also examine the barriers African Americans faced from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 8 Views 39 Downloads
Listen Up: Antigone Rising
Upper graders listen to and watch a documentary about an all female group Antigone Rising. They discuss how females are portrayed in the rock world, the type of music they play, their song lyrics, and what they note in the documentary. Note: Antigone is a character from an opera, it could be interesting to analyze the band's choice or connection to that name.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Upper graders explore pop culture and pop music as a forum for female role models. They explore women who have currently contributed to our pop world and why they could be considered role models. They each interview a woman in their lives, asking questions about their female role model.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Famous People: Past Simple Tense, ELL Exercise
This worksheet provides practice for English learners on writing in the past simple tense. It includes caricatures of 10 famous people and requires matching them to brief descriptive statements that need to be changed to the past simple tense.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Development 4 Views 44 Downloads
Using Rock as Primary Source Material
High schoolers examine the use of music and lyrics as primary sources. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students analyze the literary elements and the anti-war sentiments of “I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-To-Die-Rag” by Country Joe McDonald.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
Woody Guthrie: Life and Art
Woody Guthrie will capture the imagination of even your most reluctant learners. Using his work, your class will develop their skills in non-fiction reading comprehension, interpreting primary source material, and use of multiple forms of media to convey ideas.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
For American Hi-Fi Fans
High school students can sharpen their research skills by employing the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this instructional activity. This particular instructional activity focuses on questions that have to do with the band, American Hi-Fi.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 1 Download
Breaking Free From Conformity
Students reflect upon how Transcendentalism focuses on individualism. From their belief that God was within every person to their steadfast belief that every man should make decisions based on personal moral values, individualism was stressed in their lives.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Character Development Through Song
Pupils use songs to analyze their sense of identity and self-worth. In groups, they discuss and explore their own character development and discover how far they have come in recent years. They also identify the positive and negative choices when confronted with peer pressure.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 32 Downloads
Figuring Somepin 'Bout the Great Depression
Pupils conduct research from primary and secondary resources in order to help with comprehension of the time period of The Great Depression in American History. The examination of literature is also used in this activity.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads