Exploring the Music of America Through Project-Based Learning. Composed by A Middle School Music Curriculum by Anna Wentlent. This edition: Book. Classroom Resources; Classroom/Pre-School; General Music and Classroom Publications; Homeschool Resources; Other Classroom; Resources. Book. 128 pages. Alfred Music #00-48712. Published by Alfred Music (AP.48712).
Item Number: AP.48712
ISBN 9781470644031. English.
This contemporary collection teaches American music history through student-centered projects. Each of the 15 lessons is intended to prompt risk-taking and the expression of artistic intent, making students the leaders of their own learning. From tracing the culture of an ancestor to forming a student ukulele jam, from creating your own vaudeville show to writing and recording a rap, pick and choose your favorites or use the complete book as a sequential curriculum on the development of American popular music. Many of the projects involve student research and culminate with a slide presentation, making them perfect for distance learning. Core music standards, teacher instructions, reproducible student sheets, and single-point assessment rubrics are included for each project. Recommended for grades 5--9.