MODULE IV: INFORMATION AND NARRATIVE Writing Using FOLK MUSIC

IV.  Writing Historical Fiction:  Folk Music
(no model lesson included; however teacher assists students as needed)

Description:

Students build background experience of knowledge about the lives of others in America in the mid-1900s.  This empathy will enable students to write historically accurate narrative stories based upon fictional characters that they create.

RESOURCES:
See Module I Resources for additional resources concerning the time period.
When Bob Met Woody by Gary Golio
I Am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer
Joan Baez singing “Blowin in the Wind” lyrics by Bob Dylan
Peter, Paul, and Mary singing “If I Had a Hammer” Lyrics by Pete Seger
Pete Seeger singing “Little Boxes” and lyrics

PBS Dust Bowl video

 

 

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