Download some of the music clips from different parts of
Africa in the interactive section.
Ask the students to put their heads on their desks and
close their eyes and listen to the music. When it is finished, ask
them to write a few lines about the person who played the music.
Then ask them to exchange their pages, and ask students to
volunteer to read if they think have caught the spirit of the
Now ask the students to read the reports on the Peoples
of Africa at /C002739/AfricaSite/LMPeopleIntro.htm, and see if they
can find out where the music came from. They should try and match
up sounds and descriptions.
It does not really matter whether they are right or
wrong, but they should be allowed to explore the site. Ask them to
have read all the Peoples reports by the next lesson.