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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.
Part Seven is the 1100-word conclusion to the series. it is a journal-style essay detailing my week-long stay with Rastafarian hill farmer 'Selaisie.' Like no other experience, his hospitality and ingenuity put the Caribbean's continuous interplay of assimilation, inequality and change.
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***