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Evolution of Music - Pentatonix

For Students 4th - 12th
Explore music through the decades with an engaging video brought to you by the 5-part harmony acapella group, Pentatonix. Genuine musical talents sing through a variety of popular music from the 11th century to the 2010's. Artists...
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From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop History

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch...
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Z Is For Zipper

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Take only 46 seconds of your time to show this vibrant video, focused on the letter "Z". Your class will be dancing along to the /z/ sound!
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Find The Number 11

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Several little boys rap about the number 11. The boy is lost until he find the number 11 on a street sign and an office building.
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Socially Conscious Social Networking

For Teachers 8th
A powerful, award-winning video launches a lesson about socially conscious social networking. After watching the video and engaging in a full class discussion, individuals share their ideas about healthy social networking in a podcast or...
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Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb”

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Two poems by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman are spotlighted in a PBS lesson plan. Young scholars conduct a close reading and watch videos of Gorman reading her inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb" and "The Miracle of Morning."...
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Teach This Poem: “In This Place (An American Lyric)” by Amanda Gorman

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Amanda Gorman, the United States's first National Youth Poet Laureate, is featured in a resource from the Academy of American Poets. Class members first read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech and note what King wanted...
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Music and Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Song lyrics, like poems, are meant to be heard. After examining the literary devices in several poems, scholars examine the lyrics of popular songs and identify the sound devices and the figurative language writers use to create the...
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What Are the Origins and Influences of Rap Music?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Considered an American art form, rap has its roots in places from Jamaica to the Bronx. Using a series of readings, comprehension questions, and videos, scholars explore the history of rap and its connections to the African diaspora....
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Rap Your Way Through Integers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Your resource or special education class will have fun with this interesting approach to learning about integers. They use rap, movement, and an interactive online game to reinforce the rules of integers. A well-rounded lesson plan that...
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Black History Month Rap

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars write a rap or hip-hop lyric about the life of a famous Black American. They explore famous Black Americans in history and explore how the rap form compares to other forms of poetic expression.
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Rap Poetry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If you're looking to tie rap music into poetry writing, this would be a good presentation to use as you kick off your mini-unit. Learners are given a brief, but descriptive, history of rap music and rap poetry. The slides include...
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Poetry for the Common Good

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify examples of philanthropy in poetry or song. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine several poems such as Give by Carrie A. Thomas and identify concepts of philanthropy in the poem. Students construct their own...
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Geography and World Music

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students are able to demonstrate the ability to identify, contrast and compare the music of different places and regions, and the ability to recognize music as a resource for information about places and regions.
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Write Your Own Rap

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a rap using basic AB form composition. Evaluation of performances are based on rubric formed during the first lesson by all students. This three to four day lesson culminates in student performances and evaluation.
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The History of Rock and Roll: Part 10 - Up From the Underground - Lesson 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the societal roots of music from times of slavery and black spirituals, and compare it to the emergence of Rap and Hip Hop music.
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Other Poetic Types

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Rather than a activity, this resource is a list of poetic forms and young poets are encouraged to try their hand at composing poems of various types.
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Scops, Rappers and You: Historians with Style!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the epic poem Beowulf. In this analyzing poetry lesson, student compare listen to the Will Smith song "Wild, Wild West" and read Beowulf. Students analyze the song and the poem. Learners then research an influential...
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Fusion: Calligraphy of Thought

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners read about Calligraphy of Thought, a collection of poetry linking Islam to the West. In this art and poetry instructional activity, students read about the poetry collection and complete a culture flower.
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Multiplication Rap- The Fours

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a classroom rap. In this multiplication instructional activity, 3rd graders are divided into groups and are assigned a number from 1-10. Each group writes a rap about their number multiplied by 4. The groups combine...
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Write a Rap Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compose lyrics for a rap song. In this music lesson, students choose a topic, such as "Our School," and use rhyming words to compose a rap song. Students perform the song for their classmates.
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Rap Music and Hip-Hop

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore rap and hip hop music. For this music and culture lesson, students experience the music of Will Smith in order to work on language and communication skills such as rhyming words, writing, and public speaking.
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Musical Genre Pie Charts

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
In this pie chart worksheet, students transpose musical genre data to the charts and then answer questions about the results.
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Signin' the Blues with Rock, Rap 'n Roll

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders listen to recordings and study jazz and the blues music. They identify the instrumentation and explore the 12-bar blues progression. After experimenting with different sound, 6th graders create their own arrangement, with...