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Music Around the State: Sound and Place

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and interpret the styles and elements of music in three major folk regions of Louisiana within specific traditional music genres. Then they hear the diversity of music in the state and identify the major genres of...
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Russian Star Ornaments

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research Russian Orthodox Christmas traditions in pre-soviet Russia and in other parts of the world. Then they create a handcrafted ornament in the style of old Russia. Students also decorate their Russian Star Ornament with...
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Mayan Myths/Folktales

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers work on summarizing a story, and they determine if it is a legend, a myth, or a fable. Working in groups to read and summarize stories, they then list evidence whether the tale is a myth, fable, or legend.  They present...
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Folk Art for All Folk - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students research various Folk Art traditions in an attempt to understand different cultures. Emphasis is placed on comparing other Folk Art traditions to local art and artists.
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'Cross the Wide Missouri

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students perform a song, identify melodies, and discuss the history of folk songs.
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The School: School Culture Across Louisiana

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and research school customs and folk groups through discussion and interviews. Then they identify and learn that traditional culture exists within other cultural contexts, such as the academic world of school, and in...
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Moving to Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify how they themselves use movement and dance and the many ways that people move and dance in various contexts. They observe and imitate folk movement and dance while decoding their skills and kinesthetic abilities. ...
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Creating Folk Webs in General Music Class

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders demonstrate the musical and historical context of a given folk song by notating the melody, creating an accompaniment, and displaying it on the web for assessment.
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Folk Dancing Fun

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss different kinds of music they have heard. They listen to a short selection of folk music and discuss where they think it is from. Using a globe, the teacher shows students where the music is from. They spread out on...
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Under Joni Mitchell's Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners view the AMERICAN MASTERS entitled Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind, examine the concept of influence, and explore how Joni Mitchell and her work have influenced others. Students read, interpret, and analyze her lyrics by...
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Music Styles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars identify many genres of music and connect styles of music with various cultures. They watch "The Greatest TV Moments: Sesame Street Music A to Z" and list music styles: folk, jazz, rock, etc.
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Elders' Ways

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders collect and compare folk beliefs and sayings about health and healing as well as folk remedies. Then they investigate local graveyards, analyze their findings, and compare graveyards in Louisiana. Students also engage in...
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Exploring Folk Traditions and Folk Beliefs

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work together to brainstorm an idea to focus on the similiarties and differences between various cultures. Individually, they interview family members using questions they created based on their topic. They use their...
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Folk Art Weather Vane

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create replicas of Folk Art Weather Vanes using farm animal outlines, cardboard or wood, paints, and staining techniques. Emphasis is placed on the appreciation of folk art, the history of the weather vane, and creativity.