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Music: Off the Wall & Onto the Stage - Composing
Kids explore Gullah music from Africa and then create original compositions based on what they've learned. They practice traditional melodies and rhythms then make some of their own, which they then perform for the class.
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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.
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Stroking the Senses: The Literature, Music, and Art of the Harlem Renaissance
Learners investigate the history of African Americans by researching Harlem. In this culture lesson, students examine a slide-show of images and identify the great African American singers and performers of the 20th century. Learners...
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Fun and Free Lesson Plan for the Continent of Africa
Students study the continent of Africa. In this geography lesson, students participate in several activities to celebrate the culture of Africa. These activities include playing African musical instruments, telling West African folktales...
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The Beautiful People of Africa
Students discover the people of Africa by creating a PowerPoint presentation. For this African culture lesson, students utilize the Internet to investigate a specific African tribe and their specific location, culture, and way of life....
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An Introduction to Sega: The Music and Dance of Mauritius
Students study the folk music and dance of the island of Mauritius. In this music and dance lesson plan, students study the style of music and dance that is called sega. They learn about how the traditional music comes from the islands...
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