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Lesson Name

Writing Contemporary Protest Songs


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Subject Area

American History

Grade Range



Social Studies, American History
1C Explain the significance of the following dates: 1861-1865.
8B Explain the issues surrounding significant events of the Civil War.
25A Describe the historical development of the abolitionist movement.
27A Describe developments in music in the history of the United States.
27B Analyze the relationship between fine arts and continuity and change in the American way of life.
30A Use primary and secondary sources to acquire information about the United States.
30D Identify points of view from the historical context surrounding an event and the frame of reference which influenced the participants.
31D Create written, oral, and visual presentations of social studies information.

English Language Arts and Reading
4B - Compare oral traditions across regions and cultures.
12A - Identify the purposes of different types of texts such as to inform, influence, or entertain.
13C - Use multiple sources, including electronic texts and print resources to locate information relevant to research questions.
15A - Write to express or reflect on ideas.
15B - Write to influence.
15C - Write to inform.
15D - Write to entertain.
20B - Organize prior knowledge about a topic by producing a graphic organizer.
20D - Summarize and organize ideas gained from multiple sources in useful ways.
24B - Produce communications using appropriate media.
24C - Assess how language, medium, and presentation contribute to the message.

4A - Create rhythmic and melodic phrases.
5A - Classify aurally-presented music representing diverse styles and
5D - Relate the content, the concepts, and the processes of subjects other than the arts to those of music.


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