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Music Careers Research Paper and Poster Project

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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23 pages
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Learning Objective

Students will be able to research a music career. Students will be able to synthesize information by writing a research paper. Students will be able to present information through a poster presentation.


This set of worksheets will guide your students through the research process on music careers. The end product will be a research paper and poster project. The poster project provides an authentic assessment opportunity by which students will act as a hiring manager and create a job advertisement poster for the career they researched. Includes a ready to print rubric as well as an editable PowerPoint rubric.

Included in this set:

Career suggestion list

Music careers exploration worksheet

Source suggestion list (with editable PowerPoint)

Music careers guided research questions worksheet

Worksheet to gather sources

Outline (2 options - one general and one guided)

Rough Draft

Final Draft

Sources used page

Bibliography page

Help Wanted Poster prompt with brainstorming activity

Help Wanted Poster prompt on half sheet without brainstorming activity

Rubric with option for Help Wanted Poster checklist (editable PowerPoint and ready to print options)

***Please note that fonts are not included in the editable PowerPoints but directions on how to download them for personal use are

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