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Hamlet

Teachers’ Guide

To complement the film, WNET.ORG, in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), is offering a Teachers' Guide for educators to utilize the PBS broadcast in classrooms around the country. This activity-based analysis of the play is supported by links to various scenes throughout the ...

Peter & the Wolf

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Sergei Prokofiev wrote Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to classical music. In this lesson, melodies from Peter and the Wolf are used to introduce students to pitch, rhythm and meter. Students also explore melodic shape using movement and drawing to represent ...

Education

Are you looking for ways to incorporate digital media into your teaching? PBS Teachers is introducing a series of FREE monthly webinars featuring leading education technology experts, authors, or producers of PBS programs who will share ideas on using digital media to engage students in ...

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Grades: 9-12 Overview: "COMPANY" centers on the life of Bobby, a confirmed bachelor who is celebrating his 35th birthday with his 10 closest friends, who happen to be five couples. The musical examines marriage and relationships and the reasons people come together, divorce, and stay ...

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Grades: 9-12 ERIC CLAPTON CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL CHICAGO brings together guitar legends from blues, country, rock, and pop music in the blues capital, Chicago, in a salute to this American musical tradition. Time Allotment: Approximately two 45-minute class periods Subject Matter: Music, History, and Language ...

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Overview: NUREYEV: THE RUSSIAN YEARS tells the story of Rudolf Nureyev, the world-famous ballet dancer who defected from the former Soviet Union to France in 1961. The film documents Nureyev's humble beginnings, his late start as a dancer, and his relentless quest to become the ...

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RESPECT YOURSELF: THE STAX RECORDS STORY chronicles the birth of Stax Records, soul music, and the "Memphis sound." During a time when the United States was segregated and the struggle to end racial discrimination and extend civil rights to African Americans was raging, Stax was ...

A-Z List of Great Performances Lessons

“Company” - Examining Social Attitudes and Stereotypes Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago - Chicago Blues Nureyev: The Russian Years - Back in the U.S.S.R. Peter & The Wolf - Exploring Melody Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story - The Birth of Soul For older ...

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