Performing Arts

Paul Robeson: The Renaissance Man - Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will explore the accomplishments of this decorated athlete, sought after actor, renowned singer, and political activist.

Aug 27th, 2005 | 1 comment

Vaudeville: On with the Show - Lesson Overview

The activity is divided into several parts: 1) observing their family to come up with material for the skit, 2) writing a script for the skit, and 3) staging the skit.

Jun 22nd, 2005 | 0 comments

The Sidney Poitier High School - Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will prepare a mock-dedication for "The Sidney Poitier School." using a selection of reading strategies - Choral Reading, Guided Reading and Reader's Theater - to research the information before putting together their presentations.

Oct 29th, 2004 | 1 comment

Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance - Lesson Overview

In this lesson plan, students get a chance to observe movement by creating a "movement journal", and then they experiment with what they have observed to create a unique "movement vocabulary."

Feb 16th, 2001 | 0 comments

Tennessee Williams: Exploring the American Dream - Lesson Overview

The American Master’s Series lesson on Tennessee Williams will consist of three thematic components: (1) an examination of the lyric form and mythology, (2) exploration of the dramatic form, and (3) an examination of the American Dream.

Oct 29th, 2000 | 0 comments

Lena Horne: Race and the American Artist - Procedures for Teachers

Mar 25th, 1999 | 1 comment

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