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15 resources with the keyterm protest songs

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Protest Music Video

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create an iMovie that expresses the meaning of a protest song from the 1960's or 1970's. They investigate the emotional and political overtones of the times and use images to interpret the song's meaning.
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1960's Protest Songs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By learning about 1960's protest songs, and the politics of the era, students can broaden their understanding of music and history.
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American Colonists Protest Song

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the role of protest songs. In this early American history lesson, students research the acts passed by the British that angered colonists. Students then listen to protest songs from contemporary American history prior to...
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25 Greatest Protest Songs - Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the lyrics of protest songs as a catalyst for social change. They discuss the influence of music on behavior and explain the use of music as a means of self-expression.
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Freedom, Power and the People

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze how social change has affected artistic expression and popular culture. the explain the influence of media on contemporary American culture.
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25 Greatest Protest Songs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view and discuss The 25 Greatest Protest Songs video as compiled by VH1. They focus on when and why each of the songs were written, looking for patterns.
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Give Peace a Chance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research protest songs of the Vietnam War era. They search for information on the artists and motivation for the lyrics. They interview people who remember the music from that era and bring back information they found.
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Rockin’ the World: Rock and Roll and Social Protest in 20th Century America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore protest songs. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students examine issues-based music by summarizing lyrics and revealing inferences, generalizations, conclusions, and points of view found in the songs.
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Let the Music Move You...Through History!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers listen to some examples of "protest" songs and start their research in class on their computers by going to some of the websites mentioned. They ten decide what songs mean the most to them and keep a running set of notes...
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Songs from Two Generations - Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify popular songs from 1968 era and analyze some of the topical and musical elements. They focus on social protest songs and other songs of social conscious.
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25 Greatest Protest Songs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the lyrics of protest songs as a catalyst for social change. They discuss the influence of music on behavior and explain the use of music as historical record.
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25 Greatest Protest Songs - Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the potential consequences of protest. They discuss selected historical conflicts and examine the role of the individual in protest.
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Conveying Message Through Musical Composition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to and discuss various protest songs from the 1960's, and write original lyrics for a song addressing global or societal issues. They write a paragraph evaluating the efficacy of the song to convey a message.
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Abraham, Martin, and John

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine U.S. history through the lens of protest songs. They analyze the song lyrics and research the life of the song writer and time period. Afterward, they write a paper to synthesize the analysis of the lyrics and their...
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Songs of Protest/Songs of Unity: 1865 to the Present

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study song-poems from 1865 to the present. They explore the works of Woody Guthrie and the Almanac Singers (including Pete Seeger).