$29.99
Fresh Beats
A Standards Based Hip-Hop Curriculum
By Robert Vagi
Item: 00-40581
UPC: 038081455075
ISBN 10: 0739094084
ISBN 13: 9780739094082
PRICE: $29.99
Category: General Music and Classroom Publications
Format: Book & CD
Level: Grade 6-12
This groundbreaking program is a new resource for secondary general music classes, designed to help teachers involve more students in their programs. The book is fully reproducible and includes information and resources to acquaint teachers with hip-hop music and culture, as well as easy-to-use lessons that teach the National Standards for Music Education. The curriculum will engage students while enhancing their musical and critical thinking skills as they learn about the history of hip-hop and its role in society, listen to and critique popular music, write their own rap songs, and learn to compose and perform drumbeats using the accompanying CD. An essential resource for teachers wishing to provide their students with a contemporary, high-quality music education!
TITLE COMPOSER
Artist Summary
Worksheet
Letter Template
Worksheet Answer Key
2000s and Beyond
Playing Test
Hip-Hop Beginnings
Model Response
Songwriting
Hip-Hop Beginnings Worksheet
Evaluation
Worksheet Answer Key
Artist Profiles: Sugarhill Gang; Kurtis Blow; RUN-DMC
Artist Summary
Worksheet
Worksheet
Evaluation
Compare and Contrast
Answer Key
Worksheet
Model Response
Lesson: Song for Change -- Preparation
About Fresh Beats
Story Summary
Alignment with National Standards
How to Use Fresh Beats
History and Culture
Planning
Lesson: Song for Change
Worksheet
Hip-Hop -- Emergence and Evolution
Hip-Hop: 1980s
The 1990s and the Rise of Gang Rap
Recording
Drum Set
Lesson: Basic Rock/Hip-Hop Beat
Worksheet
Women in Hip-Hop
Evaluation
Evaluation: Compare and Contrast
Worksheet Answer Key
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Lesson: Hip-Hop during the 1980s
The Rise of Pop Rap
Lesson: Introduction Song
Writing Prompt
Song Topics
Artist Summary
Worksheet
Evaluation
Compare and Contrast
Worksheet Answer Key
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Lesson: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Hip-Hop Meets Television
Worksheet
Worksheet Sample Answers
Lesson: Hip-Hop During the 1990s: The Rise and Fall of Gang Rap
Writing Prompt
Lesson: Class Song
Worksheet
Model Response
For Further Reading
Lesson: Beginnings of Hip-Hop
Writing Prompt
Artist Profiles: Kool Herc; Grandmaster Flash; Afrika Bambaataa
Lesson: Beat #2
Worksheet
Playing Test
Lesson: Drum Set Composition
Artist Summary
Playing Test
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Final Exam
Final Exam Answer Key
Hip-Hop Interview Project
Lesson: Hip-Hop -- Breakthrough and Evolution
Artist Profiles: The Fresh Prince; MC Hammer
Song Topics Answer Key
Artist Summary
Letter Model Response
Lesson: Women in Hip-Hop
Opening Activity
Artist Profiles: Queen Latifah; Lauryn Hill; Salt-N-Pepa
Artist Profiles: Tupac Shakur; The Notorious B.I.G.