That's all folk!
Students will explore folk music and its relation to the history. Each country has unique folk traditions. Often folk is used to elaborate on events taking place at the time that the song was created. Therefore, folk music can be used to study history and better understand human experience. In this project students will explore global folk music and its role in recording and interpreting history. They will compare folk traditions around the world noting similarities and differences. Finally they will explore the unique role of folk music as a global historic heritage.
What role does music play in recording and interpreting history?
How are global music traditions similar and different?
How does folk music depict human experience?
What role will folk music play in the future?
1. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes
2. Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance,
to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.3. Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make
informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources
5. Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical
6. Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations
The student understands music in relation to culture and
The student listens to, analyzes, and describes music.
The student understands the relationship between music,
the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
The student understands the relationship between music
and the world beyond the school setting. (MU.E.2.2)
The student understands historical chronology and the
historical perspective. (SS.A.1.2)
The student will select a topic for inquiry, formulate a search plan, and apply evaluative criteria to select and use appropriate resources; LA.188.8.131.52
The student will read and record information systematically, evaluating the validity and reliability of information in text by examining several sources of information; LA.184.108.40.206
The student will write an informational report that includes a focused topic, appropriate facts, relevant details, a logical sequence, and a concluding statement; LA.220.127.116.11
The student will record basic bibliographic data and present quotes using ethical practices (e.g., avoids plagiarism). LA.18.104.22.168
The student will use a variety of reliable media sources to gather information effectively and to transmit information to specific audiences.LA.22.214.171.124
The student develops the essential technology skills for using and understanding conventional and current tools, materials and processes LA.126.96.36.199
Arts & Entertainment > Music > Music History
Jan. 12, 2009 - May. 04, 2009