The spirit of the Caribbean comes alive! 'Destination: Caribean' is a seven-part essay series dedicated to using music as a historical guide.
Part Three 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.
This brief vocabulary worksheet contains ten terms that help illustrate unique aspects of Antiguan daily life, as well as how the island's cultural conditions helped spread musical genres like Calypso and 'Soca.'
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 set 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***