We found 222 reviewed resources for black music history
The Black Hole Death ProblemLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know black holes aren't black? Learn more about space with an episode from a larger series exploring physics. We know more about black holes now than ever before in history, yet we aren't sure we really know anything at all.
The Power of Nonviolence: Music Can Change the WorldLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a fantastic activity through which class members discover how music has the ability to influence others in a meaningful way. After reviewing selected pieces and modern-day protest songs, learners will research other songs that...
Introduce Vocabulary: Rap a Tap Tap (Dillon)Lesson Planet
K - 3rd
Explore the dancing prodigy and Depression-era African-American icon Bill Robinson as scholars learn new vocabulary words in context. As you read Leo Dillon's Rap a Tap Tap they listen for six new words: clatter, greet, passion, pause,...
Reflection: The Message behind the MusicLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Music lyrics offer messages. Some lyrics offer positive messages, some negative, some reflective, some explosive. Class members investigate the powerful messages in the lyrics of popular rap songs by first reading one student's essay on...
10 Ideas for Teaching Black History MonthLesson Planet
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
Music and the American Identity/American CultureLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Does music unite or divide Americans? How does music reflect and influence American culture? After journaling an initial response to these central questions, groups examine primary source documents, listen and respond to a wide range of...
Crawford Grill: Opening the Doors of OpportunityLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Analyze the role the Crawford Grill played in the history of Jazz music. Budding historians research interviews and video clips to learn about the Crawford Grill in Pennsylvania and black music history. The lesson plan culminates when...
Stroking the Senses: The Literature, Music, and Art of the Harlem RenaissanceLesson Planet
K - 6th
Students investigate the history of African Americans by researching Harlem. In this culture instructional activity, students examine a slide-show of images and identify the great African American singers and performers of the 20th...
To the North: A Black Family Leaves Arkansas to Find Work in MichiganLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better...