Listening Task: Reggae
In the reggae listening activity instructional activity, students listen to "Present Arms" by UB40 and "No Woman, No Cry" by Bob Marley and then respond to 7 short answer questions.
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Learning to Become: Listening to Events
Students make inferences, determine cause and effect and find the overall message through analyzing song lyrics. For this lyrics analysis lesson, students listen to "The End of the World' by S. Dee and A. Kent and analyze the lyrics....
6th - 9th English Language Arts
The Filmmaking Process
What happens during the pre-production, production, and post-production stages of the filmmaking process? This 30-page packet, designed to be used with a viewing of Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, is loaded with materials,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Making of a Superhero
Thor, Loki, Iron Man, and Captain America. As part of their study of Greek and Roman gods and heroes, middle schoolers compare the characters in The Avengers to Greek counterparts. Individuals then create their own superhero, describe...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging lesson. Learners listen to several pop songs and discuss the differences in musical style. They then get into groups and work together to decide how they are...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
Here is a complex lesson that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. This plan helps young historians develop a deep understanding...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts