Ch 3: Caribbean Music & Art Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

If you need to design a unit on Caribbean music and art, take a look at this collection of convenient lesson plan outlines and supplemental resources. These mobile-friendly teaching aids can help you simplify the lesson planning process, engage your students and assess their knowledge.

Caribbean Music & Art Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes helpful lesson plan outlines for Caribbean music and dance, reggae music and Haitian art. You'll also find supplemental lessons that you can share with your class. These lessons cover Caribbean music artists, genres and instruments, as well as the history of Haitian art and Caribbean dance.

The chapter also includes quizzes that you can assign to your students in class or as homework. The flexible online format of this chapter enables you to plan your lessons at school, at home or wherever you happen to be.

How It Helps

  • Lesson planning: Includes convenient lesson plan outlines that cover the major characteristics of Caribbean music and art.
  • Additional resources: Comes with supplemental Caribbean music and history lessons that can easily be integrated into your lesson plans.
  • Student assessments: Lesson quizzes are included to help you evaluate your student's understanding of the Caribbean music and art topics you cover in class.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning Caribbean music and art lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific Caribbean music and art topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your Caribbean music and art class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related Caribbean music and art lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important Caribbean music and art concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant Caribbean music and art activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Caribbean Music & Art Lesson Plans
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Caribbean Music Lesson Plan

1. Caribbean Music Lesson Plan

Teach your students about Caribbean music with the help of this lesson plan. Students will use our text lesson to learn about the background and styles of Caribbean music as well as influential musicians before applying concepts to an engaging activity.

Caribbean Music: Artists & Genres

2. Caribbean Music: Artists & Genres

Caribbean music spans a region of more than 7,000 islands, fusing originality with a unique blend of influences from around the world. Listeners can explore calypso, ska, reggae, and merengue, as well as the sounds of steel bands, the Tambora, and the guira.

Caribbean Musical Instruments

3. Caribbean Musical Instruments

Why does certain music make you get up and dance? In this lesson, we'll explore the history and characteristics of the different kinds of musical instruments used to make Caribbean music.

Reggae Music Lesson Plan

4. Reggae Music Lesson Plan

What is reggae music and where did it originate? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to outline critical facts about reggae music for students. An activity connects students with popular reggae songs.

Caribbean Dance Lesson Plan

5. Caribbean Dance Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about the art of Caribbean dancing. Students will read a text lesson giving the history of the dance, characteristics, then explain three types of Caribbean dances. Ask and answer questions during reading, then put your dancing shoes on!

Caribbean Dance: Styles, Moves & History

6. Caribbean Dance: Styles, Moves & History

Caribbean dance originated in the Caribbean islands and emphasizes vibrant music and fluid movement. Explore the styles, moves, characteristics, and history of Caribbean dance and discover mambo, merengue, and calypso dance.

Haitian Art Lesson Plan

7. Haitian Art Lesson Plan

Help students explore the history of Haitian art with help from this lesson plan. Students will collaboratively analyze examples of various styles of Haitian art before they attempt to create their very own Haitian-inspired work of art.

Haitian Art: History, Style & Facts

8. Haitian Art: History, Style & Facts

Bright colors and glittering sequins; paintings of voodoo spirits; metal oil drums turned into sculpture; what country produces such unique art? In this lesson, explore the history of Haitian art and learn about styles and facts related to it.

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