Agbekor is a popular warrior dance that originated in West Africa. This cultural lesson in formatted for young student understanding. The African Safari song is an Agbekor inspired instrumental piece that can be used with this lesson.
This set includes:
Lesson Idea page
Agbekor history and culture of West Africa
Video clips of Agbekor example
Link to Interactive Audio website where students can hear the different parts of original song
Instrument ostinatos of Agbekor inspired song: African Safari (4 parts)
Sheet music of all parts
*Powerpoint and PDF files available
The activities given for this song utilize these skill areas:
History & Culture
Check out my other African lessons, or try the whole unit and save $3!