The spirit of the Caribbean comes alive! 'Destination: Caribean' is a seven-part essay series dedicated to using music as a historical guide.
'Carnival in Antigua 'is a 850-word journal-style essay that features interviews with Antigua's local personalities, music historians as well as photos of the island's annual Carnival parade. Paying special attention to the island's adoption of Calypso from Trinidad, this installment encourages students to understand assimilation as a process – one that continues throughout the Caribbean today.
Every purchase includes the following Common Core-aligned materials:
---'Carnival in Antigua' Vocabulary List
---'Carnival in Antigua' Reading Comprehension Quiz
---'Carnival in Antigua' ‘Cheat Sheet’ Comparison Grid and Fill in the Blank Worksheet
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***