The spirit of the Caribbean comes alive! 'Destination: Caribbean' is a seven-part essay series dedicated to using music as a historical guide.
Part Six 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.
This brief vocabulary worksheet contains nine terms that help illustrate the historical, social and spiritual aspects of Jamaican culture. Students who complete this worksheet will have a greater understanding of how one man's life story weaves itself into the Caribbean's complex history of assimilation and exploitation.
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 set 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***