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48 resources with the concept rock and roll music

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Romantic and 20th Century Period Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations...
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Ray Charles

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Introduce young learners to the read-aloud process with a short biographical passage about Ray Charles. After listening to the passage, class members respond to factual, inferential, and evaluative questions, and then create a timeline...
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ROCKTOPIA—A Classical Revolution Study Guide

For Parents 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a concert that combines rock and opera. Think Queen and Mozart, or Journey and Beethoven. Think vocalists, a 5-piece rock band, a choir of 40, and an orchestra of 20. Imagine seeing such a show. Don't stop believing!
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School of Rock the Musical: Education Guide

For Parents 6th - 12th Standards
That old fashioned rock and roll comes alive as theatre arts students prepare to attend a live performance of the musical School of Rock. Packed with both pre- and post-production materials, the guide has it all. Rock on!
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The Poetry of Bob Dylan

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Bob Dylan's selection as the 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the first songwriter ever to receive the honor, has focused the attention of a new generation on the work of the legendary artist. Class members analyze the...
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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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Elvis Presley- Mini Biography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Sexuality and abandon, hallmarks of the King of Rock and Roll. This short overview of events in the life of Elvis Presley is sure to engage viewers.
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John Lennon- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
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.
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The 1960s, Rock and Youth Culture and The Beatles

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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,...
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Rock Music

For Teachers 8th
Only boys like Rock n' Roll. That's not so! Eighth graders consider the origin of rock music as well as some associated stereotypes. They discuss who listens to rock music, when it originated, and then they analyze some current pop...
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John Lennon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a great example of the type of biographical presentation your class could create. They can view this informational biography of John Lennon to learn about a famous person or as inspiration for a research project. Each slide...
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The 1950s:

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Teens will get a kick out of this presentation, which provides a glimpse of the consumerism and rising pop culture of 1950's America. They will especially appreciate the discussion of "Teen culture" including the music of Elvis, the...
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The Beatles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
All you need is love! Find out how The Beatles met, what they recorded, and when they broke up. This resource could be a good way to set the stage or build a context for society in the 1960's and 70's, or as part of a music history lesson.
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The Rolling Stones

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A well-organized presentation summarizes the significance of the band The Rolling Stones, along with a musical analysis of three of their songs. Use this presentation to demonstrate the type of work you expect from your class, while...
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The Beatles and The Rolling Stones

For Students 8th - 9th
In this The Beatles and The Rolling Stones worksheet, students read a time line with eight points of information and then fill in the blanks in paragraphs concerning this information. Students answer twenty fill in the blank questions.
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Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago - Chicago Blues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watching Great Performances’ Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago launches an investigation into and discussion of how the electric guitar and guitarists have changed the sound of the blues over time. An engaging way to...
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Elvis

For Teachers 1st
In this excellent music and history lesson, 1st graders watch movies and listen to music sung by Elvis Presley, then draw and write as if they were a famous singer. This entertaining and inventive lesson has a terrific assessment...
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Elvis Presley Number Puzzles

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this Elvis Presley Puzzles worksheet, students link to three different puzzles regarding numerical facts concerning the life of Elvis Presley.  Complete solutions are provided for each puzzle.
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Elvis Presley Number Puzzle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this Elvis Presley learning exercise, students first determine four numbers form clues about Elvis' life.  Next the students use those four numbers to correctly determine nine numbers in a square. Hints as well as a full solution are...
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Slices of American Pie: The 1960s Through Music

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine political, cultural, and social movements through music. For this 1960s American history lesson, 11th graders explore the music of the decade in order to better understand the complexity of the time period....
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Hey, Hey, It's the Beatles!

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars study the Beatles and the contributions their music made to much of the pop music that came afterward. They synthesize complex information and the skills of "compare and contrast" in writing. They research some aspect of...
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1950's Rock and Roll

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete an Individual Artist Information Sheet on famous 1950's Rock and Roll musician. They read one of the chapeters on "Elvis Pressley, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Rockabilly, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Everly Brothers, or...
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The Blues: The Father of Rock And Roll

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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...
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Rock & Roll through Literary Terms: An Upbeat Lyrical Adventure

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...