Lesson Plan #6
Unit Name: Colonial
Lesson Theme: Daughters
Prior Student Preparation:
music (colonial and modern) / written lyrics / tape or CD player / Prize
|Students will interpret and analyze
Daughters of Liberty protest songs.
|Students will demonstrate sensitivity
through the use of a protest song the feelings/emotions of the Daughters
|Students will construct their
own song in support of a present day movement.
|Students will develop an understanding
and respect for the incredible lengths and dangers colonists has to experience
to find freedom.
|Students will stand up in front
of the classroom and present their songs as if they were at "Showtime at
Order of the Lesson
Estimated Time Sequential Steps
will give overview, explain the activity, put students into cooperative
groups and distribute a Daughters of Liberty protest song to each group.
will interpret and analyze actual Daughters of Liberty protest song and
explain to their group how these songs made they feel.
will construct lyrics to a modern day song in support of a present day
movement they feel strongly about.
will present their songs as if they were on "Showtime at the Apollo"
Closure / Clean Up / Final Instructions / Assignment
Lesson Closure: Explain
to the students the significance of protest songs, making the connection
between then and now.
Assignment: Think of
a popular slogan (i.e. Donít Drink and Drive) and create a flyer or poster
encouraging citizens to support the effort.
Lesson Feed Back: Lesson Reflection: