Music lesson plans for social justice : a contemporary approach for secondary school teachers /

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Oxford University Press,, New York, NY, United States, p.x, 279 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00903252, (OCoLC)fst01030347, (OCoLC)fst01122616, aat, Education, Secondary., Enseignement secondaire., Étude et enseignement., fast, Instruction and study, Instruction and study., Justice sociale, Music, Outlines, syllabi, etc., secondary education., Social justice, Study and teaching.


Includes bibliographical references and index."A new approach to teaching general music. This book is a collection of lesson plans and units that artfully blend music making with relevant issues of social justice. Particularly accessible to middle and high school classroom music teachers, the book includes a companion website with links to all of the music listening and videos. Student-centered lessons include discussion prompts, experiences with diverse genres and styles of music, and music making projects with an integration of technology that activate students' creativity and empathy. Unit topics-ranging from "War" to "Climate Change"-include cross-disciplinary lessons with the arts playing a central role. Well-researched introductory materials as well as "how-to" guides for topics, such as "composing in the classroom," enhance its practicality. This book is a resource, with ready-to-go lessons and classroom materials, offering music teachers a lens for engaging students in purposeful music making toward social justice"--