Understanding the Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Young scholars examine protest music and songs from the Civil Rights movement. For this music of the Civil Rights era lesson, students listen to selected music before working in groups to determine who the music was directed at, what social ills the lyrics were addressing, and what affect the music had. They write an essay using music and a primary source document.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Audio
Year
2008
Usage Permissions
Fine Print