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Association for Cultural Equity - Teaching Resources
by Association for Cultural Equity
Educational resources and activities for use in the Pre-K through 12 classroom, based on archival materials in the Alan Lomax Archive. Can be incorporated into the curriculum areas of history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts, music, and dance. Includes lesson plans and streaming video for four of Alan Lomax's films in the American Patchwork series: "Appalachian Journey;" "Dreams and Songs of the Noble Old;" "Jazz Parades;" and "The Land Where the Blues Began." The site also includes classroom activities with streaming audio, focused on a variety of musical genres and characteristics, with examples recorded by Lomax in Spain, Italy, the Bahamas, England, Scotland, Trinidad, and the American South.
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12
||Curriculum: Performing Arts; Music; Language Arts; History and Social Studies; Geography; Art and Culture
|Resource Type: Video recordings; Primary sources; Lesson plans; Audio recordings; Activities
|Subjects: South Carolina--Social life and customs; North Carolina--Social life and customs; Georgia--Social life and customs; Louisiana--Social life and customs; Mississippi--Social life and customs; Musical instruments; Southern States--Social life and customs; Folk music; Blues (Music); Ballads; Games; Children's songs; African Americans; Folk songs; Lullabies; Dance; Music; Dixieland music; Appalachian Region--Social life and customs
Geographic locations: United States; Trinidad; Spain; Southern States; Scotland; Mississippi; Louisiana; Italy; England; Caribbean Area; Bahamas; Appalachian Region
Association for Cultural Equity
450 West 41st Street, Suite 602-606
New York NY 10036