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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.
'Tambrin, the Music of Tobago' is a 750-word discussion journal-type essay that introduces students to the traditional music of Tobago. This brief vocabulary worksheet contains nine terms that help illustrate how Caribbean culture, despite its modern diversity, originated with slaves' efforts to resist their captors and preserve their African culture. Each 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***