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Dance of the Times: African-American Expression of Jazz
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Music enthusiasts discover the birth of jazz and explore a variety of images showcasing African-Americans' expression of the music. Taking part in a grand conversation, pupils discuss the myriad of emotions that come to be from reviewing...
Flamenco: A Cross-Cultural Art Form
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Notes of pride and persecution, exclusion and isolation resonate in flamenco. Introduce this musical art form to your social studies or Spanish language classes with a resource that follows a young flamenco guitarist as he practices his...
Using Prior Knowledge from Personal Experiences-Understanding Duke Ellington
4th - 6th
Students research the life of Duke Ellington. In this music history instructional activity, students draw comparisons between the early life experiences of Duke Ellington and themselves. Students work in small groups to compare...
Thomas Hart Benton: The Sources of Country Music
10th - 12th
Students examine artwork by Thomas Hart Benton. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students analyze the painting The Sources of Country Music, listen to folk music, and examine how recording technology and the movies shaped the images of...