$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
Model Response
Worksheet Answer Key
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Lesson: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Hip-Hop Meets Television
Worksheet
Alignment with National Standards
Playing Test
Lesson: Song for Change -- Preparation
Hip-Hop: 1980s
Playing Test
The 1990s and the Rise of Gang Rap
2000s and Beyond
For Further Reading
Lesson: Beginnings of Hip-Hop
Artist Profiles: Kool Herc; Grandmaster Flash; Afrika Bambaataa
Artist Summary
Hip-Hop Beginnings Worksheet
Evaluation
Opening Activity
Letter Template
Worksheet Answer Key
Letter Model Response
Lesson: Women in Hip-Hop
Song Topics Answer Key
Model Response
Lesson: Hip-Hop During the 1990s: The Rise and Fall of Gang Rap
Writing Prompt
Artist Profiles: Tupac Shakur; The Notorious B.I.G.
Artist Summary
Lesson: Introduction Song
Worksheet
Model Response
Artist Profiles: The Fresh Prince; MC Hammer
Final Exam Answer Key
Worksheet
Worksheet
Evaluation
Evaluation: Compare and Contrast
Worksheet Answer Key
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Lesson: Hip-Hop during the 1980s
The Rise of Pop Rap
Writing Prompt
Song Topics
Artist Profiles: Queen Latifah; Lauryn Hill; Salt-N-Pepa
Lesson: Beat #2
Worksheet
Playing Test
Lesson: Drum Set Composition
How to Use Fresh Beats
History and Culture
Hip-Hop Beginnings
Hip-Hop -- Emergence and Evolution
Worksheet Answer Key
Lesson: Hip-Hop -- Breakthrough and Evolution
Artist Profiles: Sugarhill Gang; Kurtis Blow; RUN-DMC
Artist Summary
Artist Summary
Worksheet
Evaluation
Compare and Contrast
Artist Summary
Worksheet
Evaluation
Hip-Hop Interview Project
Songwriting
Lesson: Class Song
Worksheet
Story Summary
Planning
Lesson: Song for Change
Worksheet
About Fresh Beats
Recording
Drum Set
Lesson: Basic Rock/Hip-Hop Beat
Worksheet
Worksheet Sample Answers
Final Exam
Answer Key
Women in Hip-Hop
Compare and Contrast Sample Answers
Compare and Contrast
Writing Prompt