Music in West Africa

Students explore power and the symbols of power in West African music. They discuss the music of West Africa and compare it to African American music of today. In addition, they investigate musical instruments of Africa, identify the characteristics of drumming and mud cloth, and study the art of narrative story-telling. Activities such as reviewing videos, dancing basic rhythm, and exploring the Mjiani Dance are listed.

11 Views 56 Downloads
Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
World History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning