This Song and Lesson Packet includes
- An MP3 of the song Cumberland Road
- A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms
- A vocabulary and definitions handout
- A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students.
This song, Cumberland Road, illustrates the Transportation Revolution that came with the advances in roads, steam power, and the building of canals. The song is told from a first person perspective and students will understand how life has changed and is changing for the character as the country advances around him.
Key terms and vocabulary include Cumberland Road, Erie Canal, and Transportation Revolution.
This song can be sampled at HistoryTunes@iTunes
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