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Popular Music and Music Videos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Composers in Music History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
What do Johann Sebastian Bach and Miles Davis have in common? Much more than class members might imagine. The comparison of these two famous composers is just one lesson in a unit that investigates many facets of the music industry...
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America - Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify general business terms such as entrepreneur, corporation, marketing, demographic, promotion and distribution. They identify many Black music industry leaders and their contributions.
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The History of Rock and Roll: Part 10 - Up From the Underground - Lesson 1

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the effect music videos have had on the role of the music. They examine how developments in technology have effected the music industry.
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Musical Roles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students watch a videotape on the musical career of Aretha Franklin and explore the different careers in the music industry.
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The Sound of Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars consider the impact of technological advancements. In this digital music lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about CDs, MP3 players and file-sharing in order to determine how the music industry...
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America - Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify many careers within the music industry such as producer, A&R representative and recording studio engineer. They connect achievements of noted artists with their roles in the music industry.
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Identifying Modals In Context

For Students 5th - 10th
Bring your class to the computer lab to read a short passage and practice identifying modals in context. First, they read the short passage about the changing music industry (although the information is dated), and then they answer a set...
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I Heard It on the Radio

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners develop a portfolio of information of contemporary musicians or individuals from the music industry.
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VH1 Storytellers for Save the Music Starring Billy Joel

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students pretend they are taking a certain job in the music industry and respond to questions.
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Music Is Business

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore and assess the importance of music to the economy of Louisiana. They review and analyze the jobs, skills and careers found and needed in the state's music industry as well as how to meet and make personal contact with...
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English Folk Music

For Students 8th
In this English folk music worksheet, 8th graders read about the characteristics, instruments, and purpose of traditional music. They read about the history of folk music and contemporary uses of this type of music. They answer 10 short...
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Downloading Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the effect that downloading has had on the music industry. As a class, students discuss what they know and do not know about the laws of music downloading. Small groups create a marketing plan to help reduce the amount...
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Music in Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the effects of advertising on the music industry.
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Character Education: Fairness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss issues related to fairness and the music industry with a variety of partners. In this character education lesson, students sit in a round formation and discuss five topics for one minute at a time before changing...
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The Motown Dynasty (1969-1980) Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students connect achievements of noted artists with their roles in the music industry. They identify many Black music industry leaders and their contributions with the Motown Sound.
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Rights, Remixes, and Respect

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It is very easy to access creative work online, and some individuals are not aware of all the rules that accompany using someone else's original work. Show your class the difference between inspiration and using without permission. The...
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Media Policy and You: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Sharing is caring! How much does your class know about the laws that govern sharing on social media and other areas of the Internet? The video, part of an ongoing series about media literacy, examines copyright laws, intellectual...
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Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as...
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Shakespeare Was A Black Woman

For Teachers 7th - 12th
"I all alone beweep my outcast state." After a discussion of the "Shakespeare in American Life" segment in which Maya Angelou's relates her reaction to Sonnet 29, class groups create and perform a scene about an outcast that includes the...
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David Archuleta

For Students 6th - 12th
With a spare 10 minutes older students can enjoy answering trivia. This quiz explores the life and work of musician, David Archuleta. This could be paired with a engaging challenge to do internet research in order to answer all the...
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Breaking News English: Michael Jackson

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Michael Jackson worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
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Fairness Metaphor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a metaphor. In this descriptive writing lesson, students define metaphor. Students come up with a creative metaphor to describe their feelings about fair practices related to music downloads.
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My Music

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Scholars investigate how the tempo of music affects heartbeats. Groups  develop hypotheses about music and its connection to heartbeats before carrying out an experiment. They analyze and present data from their investigations.

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