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Music has accompanied every major social movement of the 20th and 21st centuries in America. Power to the People is designed to help students unpack the construction, meaning, and influence of protest and social justice music. This NO PREP
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts
$13.95
8 ratings
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Explore American history through its music. Each unit in this curriculum set encompasses a complete learning experience and may be taught sequentially or independently. This curriculum uses vocal performance as a key application component and may
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Unit Plans
$34.50
6 ratings
3.8
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Hooray for Hollywood is designed to help students understand the process of film scoring, explore careers in music, and become educated consumers of film. This NO PREP handbook includes: -Detailed lesson plans -Reproducible student
Subjects:
Arts, Music, Music Composition
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
$13.95
9 ratings
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Lead your students through understanding how music can work as a change agent for social and political justice. From The Civil War to the present day, music has told the story of countless struggles for justice and freedom. This unit was, by
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
3 ratings
4.0
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5 Keys to Building Culturally Responsive Lessons is the perfect quick-start guide to creating a more equitable learning community in your classroom. All of the latest research in Culturally Responsive Education as well as best instructional
Subjects:
Education, For All Subject Areas, Character Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Cultural Activities
$13.95
3 ratings
4.0
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This 5th Grade Social Studies/Music Integrated Arts Lesson will take students on a musical journey from the Mississippi Delta north as they explore the Blues as both a musical form and a form of cultural identity and transmission. No music
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Music
Grades:
5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
SL.5.1, SL.5.5
$3.00
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Help students understand how certain elements of music have withstood the test of time--functioning in virtually every genre of music from classical to rock. In other words, the compositional elements they hear in today's music are actually
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
1 rating
3.6
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Learn the science behind pitch and intonation. Help students sharpen their critical ear in the ensemble setting to achieve better intonation, balance, and blend. This unit can easily be personalized for your ensemble. Unit Plan includes:
Subjects:
Science, Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
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This is a fun and authentic performance task for 2nd Grade using Theatre/Drama to deepen students' understanding of Author's Purpose and Predicting in Reading, while learning to command the stage as a performer. This lesson also encourages
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.2.6, RF.2.4, SL.2.1
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Use this unit of study to take students on a musical journey through American History as the blues gave way to the rise of Rock and Roll and influenced everything we listen to on the radio today. This Unit Includes: -Desired Outcomes (Transfer,
Subjects:
U.S. History, Music, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.3
$6.00
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This unit helps 3rd graders answer the age-old question "What is good music?" by understanding music classifications, music characteristics, and why people have different preferences for music. Unit Plan includes: -Desired Outcomes (Transfer,
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
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3.2
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This Unit of Study can be used and customized by Art Teachers and Classroom Teachers alike. Included with this unit of study: -Desired Outcomes (Transfer, Enduring Understandings, Essential/Guiding Questions, Knowledge, Skills, Standards)
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Visual Arts, Life Skills
Grades:
PreK
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
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Take your kids on a musical journey through the wild, wild west to understand the influences that created the unique musical landscape we hear in the western US. Lots of examples from Colorado, this unit can be adapted for any western state. This
Subjects:
Native Americans, U.S. History, Music
Grades:
4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
$6.00
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This lesson is aimed at educating students on the language they should use when speaking to or speaking about a person with a disability. It is designed to be used in advisement or homeroom. Lesson instructions are in the slide notes.
Subjects:
Character Education
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$2.00
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Use this ppt to guide staff in a discussion around using person first language when referring to or speaking to students with disabilities. This is a great accompaniment to the Person First Student Lesson.
Subjects:
Character Education
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Professional Development
$2.00
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This lesson is designed to help students express their identity through math and artwork. Identity is a key component of culturally responsive education. Use this lesson to connect to math or as a stand alone learning experience. Concepts
Subjects:
Geometry, Visual Arts, Character Education
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3
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4 Authentic Performance Task descriptions and rubrics for any Multicultural Music Unit. Created for the IB Middle Years Programme (Grades 6-10) and can be used with any grading system. Meets the new Colorado Model Content Standards for Music.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History, Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Assessment
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Help your students complete the "creative cycle" following a concert through self-evaluation. This worksheet also provides you, the teacher, with data for growth and achievement. This worksheet lists criteria for vocal music, but can easily be
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
FREE
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The worksheet can be used to help promote critical listening and music vocabulary. During the activity, students can use music vocabulary to describe the theme music employed in several movies. Teachers can use any theme from any movie score to
Subjects:
Other (Arts), Music Composition, Other (ELA)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Movie Guides
FREE
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Use this worksheet to help students orient themselves to a new piece of music, practice their music vocabulary, or as a pre or post assessment for music theory knowledge. This useful tool can also be used with your substitute lesson plans.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Regina Flores-Dunda is a 18-year veteran educator who has lived, learned, and taught through an equity lens her entire life. In her role as Co-Owner of Sol-Via Modern Arts, Regina has developed and delivered engaging, hands-on, and relevant professional development for teachers and administrators in multiple focus areas including Culturally Responsive Education, Arts Integration, Unit Writing, Project-Based Learning, Best Instructional Practices and Positive Classroom Management. As an instructional coach and consultant, Regina has conducted hundreds of classroom observations in all contents and grade levels. She has also worked with the Colorado Department of Education on the curriculum project and standards revision.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Expertise in Adult Learning, Music Education, Culturally Responsive Education, Curriculum Development and Arts Integration.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BME, University of Colorado-Boulder MME, Boston University Ed Leadership, Fort Hays State University

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In 1997, Regina was the first Latina to represent the state of Colorado in the Miss America Pageant and has been featured in People Magazine and on numerous network and cable news shows. Her passion for youth and leadership has lead her to volunteer for Junior Achievement and Girl Scouts of Colorado. Regina now sings with the Spirituals Project Choir at the University of Denver. She and her entrepreneur husband, David, reside in Centennial, Colorado and enjoy fostering a love of life with their three intelligent and talented daughters.

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