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.
Part Six 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.
This fun worksheet consists of two sections, 'Match-ems' and True/False questions. The first section presents students with a list of twelve terms from the text, which then must be matched with the correct definition or descriptive phrase. It is hoped that by completing these questions and the True/False exercise that follows, students will improve their learning comprehension and analytical skills, as well as their understanding of Jamaica, Rastafarianism, the Marcus Garvey, Black Nationalism and Reggae Music.
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***