Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America
Learners listen to a selection of early Berry Gordy songs and identify musical characteristics of Motown music and recognize the relationship between Detroit and the development of a recording industry leader.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 37 Views 52 Downloads
Middle School General Music Unit Plans
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6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Lesson 3
Students listen to many examples of Motown music and explain the relationship between the word "Motown" and the city of Detroit. They examine and identify distinctive musical elements of the early "Motown Sound."
9th - 12th English Language Arts