The spirit of the Caribbean comes alive! 'Destination: Caribbean' is a seven-part essay series paired with a short documentary movie of the same name. Both are dedicated to using music as a means of understanding the past.
Part One is a 550-word discussion of Calypso, and what Trinidad's captivating national art can teach us about the Caribbean's long history of cultural assimilation.
This brief quiz contains ten multiple-choice questions which are designed to challenge's students' reading comprehension skills and analytical abilities. Rather than simply asking them to repeat information found in the text, this activity encourage students to learn new historical details and understand their impact on Trinidadian culture.
The essay series is an accompaniment to the short documentary movie 'Destination: Caribbean.' It can also be used standalone and included into a wide variety of curricula. Featuring topics that range from dance to history to the economic realities of being a Caribbean musician, each reading comes with a series of worksheets, activities and quizzes.
***An exciting and innovative way to teach the Common Core! The film and all academic materials are in English. Appropriate for all ages, though subject matter is best suited for Grades 6 and up. Purchase bundles include Common Core-aligned resources for Grades 6-12***