In this lesson, students learn about the clave rhythm, the instrument, and its' influence on Latin and American music. They will learn to play the claves and read the rhythms.
Concepts taught Identify similarities and differences between Japanese culture and American culture or any other culture can be substituted. A Venn Diagram is used to emphasize similarities, differences, and shared experiences. The teacher reads the story If I Lived in Japan by Rosanne Knorr or another story featuring a different culture to engage students. Emphasis should be placed on respect and appropriate social skills needed for working with diverse groups.
The students will learn how to dribble and kick the ball. The students will have the ability to choose sport cloth and develop cooperation.
Objectives for Learners: Students will: 1. Study the early life and innovations of Benjamin Franklin using a variety of media (autobiography, biographies, Internet web sites, condensed history or display boards, dramatic presentation); 2. Prepare written answers to selected Introductory Questions based upon their individual or shared research.
In this lesson, students identify the fifteen member nations of the European Union on a map and speculate on how these countries might benefit from being in alliance with each other. Students examine the key objectives of the European Union and the impact of the EU's threat to diplomatically isolate Austria by reading and discussing "Europeans Threatening Austria Over Anti-Immigrant Party."
This activity requires that students work in groups to depict famous people (explorer, president, scientist, etc.) from history over the course of a week. Students put together a script of the life of the famous person and then use props to role play this person's life.
Students will be able to identify examples of figures of speech (such as but not limited to metaphor, simile, personification, irony, etc...) as they find examples in various texts.
In this lesson, students will explore rhythmic, voicing and movement skills. They will be introduced to the story "The Little Engine That Could" by Watter Piper and learn "The Train Song."
In this lesson, students identify various ethinic groups found in regions of America, Europe, and Oceania and their impact on the development of the selected region. Students also discuss methods that may be used to overcome cultural barriers and investigate how their culture may be influenced by another culture with positive consequences.
In this lesson, students will learn basic music reading, including measures, time, tempo, symbols, and notes. They will perform on percussion instruments.