1. Arts Everywhere

Source: Concepts Across the Curriculum

Explore the meanings and moods of color through art, music, vocabulary, dance and cultural activities. Examine how the arts are used to portray personal feelings and depict social protest in society, and research the artwork of Norman Rockwell.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: The Arts

Topics: Dance. Music. Visual Arts.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

2. Extension Activities: Episode One

Source: Mississippi River Of Song

Explore, study and perform various types of cultural music, dances and songs. Consider scale, patterns, chords, rhythm and style when participating in the various dances.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Social Studies, The Arts

Topics: Anthropology/Cultures. Cultural Studies: Native American Studies. Dance. Music.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

3. Extension Activities: Episode Two

Source: Mississippi River Of Song

Explore and listen to various types of cultural music, songs, instruments and sound effects. Experience songs based on the sounds of the Mississippi River, African-American drumming, hambone percussions and clogging.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Social Studies, The Arts

Topics: Cultural Studies: African American Studies. Dance. Music.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project