This lesson examines both the content and form of lyrics in blues songs. In addition to highlighting the basic musical form of a blues song, it also addresses the use of floating verses in blues music, both within the context of the original era in which the songs were sung and also in relation to how this practice is perceived today.
This lesson takes advantage of students' interest in music and audio sharing as part of a persuasive debate unit. Students investigate the controversial topic of downloading music from the Internet. They draw upon their prior knowledge and experience by discussing their own sources of music and Internet practices, then conduct internet research to investigate the history and legal issues of copyright infringement.
Many educators are using Remote Learning to educate their students. Educators are creating amazing, creative and meaningful instructional opportunities, but they need to be aware of copyright laws. This short video introduces a small amount about copyright and offers educators tools to help them license their own work and find openly licensed work as well. - Licensing = CC-BY-SA
This resource has all of the links associated with Webinar One of the #GoOpenNC Curriculum Review Academy. You can watch the video recording, view the PowerPoint and participate in the discussion boards.