Selling Rock 'N Roll to the PTA
Students roleplay companies who have excess items to sell. Given a specific item, they pick a market to target, write a letter of persuasion to them, and design an ad, slogan, and brochure that features the marketable qualities of their item.
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Popular Music and Music Videos
This resource is part of a three-activity unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The 1960s, Rock and Youth Culture and The Beatles
Discuss the very interesting topic of the impact of rock and pop culture with your class. How is youth culture tied to rock and pop culture? Why were The Beatles so overwhelmingly popular? What effect did Beatlemania have on youth,...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Blues: The Father of Rock And Roll
Middle schoolers examine influence The Blues had on Rock and Roll and the concomitant social, political, and economic factors and movements during the post-World War II period. Students then research and create multimedia reports on...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Rock & Roll through Literary Terms: An Upbeat Lyrical Adventure
Students participate in a variety of activities surrounding Rock & Roll music, lyrics, drama and visual art and how they all help demonstrate examples of literary terms. They use Rock & Roll as an effective aid to stimulate their...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
John Lennon- Mini Biography
Whether you're studying the history of rock and roll, the Vietnam War, or the volatile period of the 1960s in United States history, this video on the career of John Lennon is a perfect addition to your curriculum.
8 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"People Everyday" offers class members an opportunity to develop their literacy analysis skills and to develop media literacy. Guided by an included list of discussion questions, groups examaine the word choice, literary devices used,...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable