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The Latin Rhythms of “Despacito”
When you hear the first few beats of "Despacito," the unrivaled Latin pop hit of 2017, you can't keep your feet from moving! A music analysis lesson plan examines the intoxicating hit by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and introduces the...
Caribbean Music - Reggae
In this Caribbean music activity, 9th graders examine a graphic organizer that describes the characteristics of reggae music. They answer 6 short answer questions using the details from the graphic organizer.
Listening Task: Reggae
In the reggae listening activity worksheet, students listen to "Present Arms" by UB40 and "No Woman, No Cry" by Bob Marley and then respond to 7 short answer questions.
VH1 Ultimate Albums Bob Marley - Legend Episode #3
Students compare Reggae to other musical genres and identify rhythms. They study the history and musical significance of Reggae as a musical genre.
In this music worksheet, learners read an excerpt about Reggae music from Jamaica. They identify when and where it began and how the lyrics are sung. Students also respond to six questions related to reggae music.
Fifth Grade Music: Lesson 3 - Unison and Harmony
Fifth graders sing the syllables and pitches of the C major scale, and sing Do - Re - Mi in two-part harmony. They discuss the definition for round and canon, and contrast gamelan music of the Spice Islands with reggae from Jamaica.