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They’re Ghana Love It! Experiences with Ghanaian Music for Middle School General Music Students
 Lessons in which students try their hands at the music of this West African nation. Includes interpretive movement and percussion performance.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Throat Singing
Webpage focuses on one of the oldest forms of music--a gutteral singing or chanting in Central Asia, Canada, and South Africa. Includes music samples, videos, and throat singing lesson.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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Tooting the Horn of Africa: A "Cornucopia" of Music from Somalia
Lessons in which students sing and play traditional music of Somalia and try to recognize and transcribe the pentatonic scale.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Water Ways: Mid-Atlantic Maritime Communities
Website containing exploration of the communities and individuals who make their living off the rivers, bays and oceans of the area. Includes sound and video clips, teacher and student guides, and games.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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West African Song and Chants: Children’s Music from Ghana
"Lessons designed to give students experience with basic polyrhythmic ensembles. Includes singing, chanting, dancing, and playing instruments."
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Where Have You Been, Where Are You Going?
Downloadable activity page. Students list the states they’ve visited and the modes of transportation that brought them there.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
Online exhibit that features a Victorian street map of Chelsea, an area said to be "owned" by James McNeill Whistler because of his many paintings and etchings of its steet scenes. Those scenes can be viewed by clicking on the map.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Yes! I Wanna! Learn Music From Botswana!
Set of three lessons. Students listen critically to traditional music from Botswana and then sing and compose in the style.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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