Every year, the Europakonzert celebrates the cultural life of a revitalized European community. A new location is chosen annually based on its significance in Europe's rich cultural heritage. This year, the concert is hosted by Europe's western-most capital, Lisbon. In this lesson, students will view GREAT PERFORMANCES' BERLIN PHILHARMONIC EUROPAKONZERT: FROM LISBON and discover the significant role Lisbon has played in Europe's cultural history. They will design an informational presentation that highlights the event and explores the connection among music, the visual arts, and literature.
1. Students will research and explain the significance of Lisbon in the European community.
2. Students will select and explain concrete examples that illustrate the connections among music, the visual arts, and literature.
3. Students will design an informative presentation that highlights the unique elements of the Europakonzert.
A copy of GREAT PERFORMANCES' BERLIN PHILHARMONIC EUROPAKONZERT: FROM LISBON
Language Arts http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Standard.asp?SubjectID=7
Writing: Gathers and uses information for research purposes.
Viewing: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media.
Reading: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts.
Listening and Speaking: Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes.