In this music history activity, students read about the English composer Henry Purcell. Students also read a brief history of English opera.
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200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This lesson requires a video, which is...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Comparison/Contrast Composer Study
Students choose two composers to research and complete a compare and contrast study of them. In this composer research lesson, students select two composers to research. Students use Internet sources, the library, and music class...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Episode 3: Can I Get A Witness: Lesson 2
High schoolers watch a video on spiritual music, then engage in a discussion about the artists and styles mentioned in the video. They discuss vocal improvisation, and engage in a call and response to "This Little Light Of Mine.'
9th - 12th English Language Arts