Students explore Africa and create their own African drum, either a Conga drum or a Dumbek drum.
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Beliefs in Traditional African Religions
While there are a few aspects of this activity missing, it can absolutely be useful and suit your African religions study. A activity is split into 3 parts: "before you read," "while you read," and "after you read." There is a chart...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Music of the Mardi Gras Indians
The traditions, costumes, and the music of the Mardi Gras Indians, African-Americans and those with African American or Native American Heritage are the focus of a unit that introduces class members to a little-known group that plays a...
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Palm of My Heart: Poetry By African American Children
Elementary students explore African American culture by reading children's poetry. They read the book, The Palm of My Heart which features poetry by an assortment of young African American boys and girls. Students define several...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Communicating Through Sight and Sound - Senufo Drum from West Africa
Students research the Senufo Drum. In this drum lesson, students explore the Senufo Drum from West Africa to find its purpose, sounds and symbols. They create their own drum with symbols that reflect their life.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts