Flamenco: A Cross-Cultural Art Form

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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 craft in Seville, Spain.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the Gitanos, the Andalusia region of Spain, the soleares, and other forms of flamenco
  • Coordinate with your Spanish language, music, and dance departments to create a cross-cultural lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • If unfamiliar with flamenco tradition, prepare for the lesson by reading the articles listed in the resources section of the packet
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes a brief plan, discussion questions, and writing prompts
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS