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The spirit of the Caribbean comes alive! 'Reggae, Calypso, Salsa and Tambrin: A Historical Journey' is a seven-part essay series dedicated to using music as a historical guide.
'Jamaica's Reggae, Rage & Redemption' is the 3200-word climax of the series. Incorporating all the lessons learned in previous essays, it discusses the uniquely miserable conditions endured by Jamaica's slaves, and the unique cultural output that emerged as a result. Included in the analysis are the theories of repatriation theories of Marcus Garvey, the rise of Rastafarianism, and the blending of all these elements to create Jamaica's most famous cultural export.
Every purchase includes the following Common Core-aligned materials:
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***