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World Music Drums
I- Research a Cultures Music and Dance

Choose a topic from the list below to research the "how, what, when, where. and why" of a particular musical tradition and/or culture. (with a focus  on how drums contribute.) Read the mobile lab manners and research expectations below.


Word Version
1-2 pages
2 images
5+ details
1 quote
1+ assertion (w/supporting details)
2+ sources in bibliographic form

korean drum


Power Point Version
5+ slides 
2+ images
5+ details
1+ quote
1+ assertion (w/supporting details)
1+ sound clip
2+ sources in bibliographic form

ExpectationsStepsManners

Possible research topics that have to do with: Instruments, Festivals, Music Styles, Musicians, etc.


CUBA / Carribean
Cabildos
Congas
Reggae
Reggaeton
Salsa
Yourba

GHANA or NIGERIA
Ashanti
Ewe
Fela Kuti
Yourba

Rap Music from Ghana or Nigeria

 

 

 

JAPAN
Beat Box
Gion Matsuri
Kabuki Theatre
Power Metal
Punk
Taiko

Japanese Game Music

MEXICO
Café Tacuba
Cumbia

Folklórico
Norteño

Selena
Tamborazo Zacatecano

Tejano
                   

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Due March 9th, 2012

• PROJECT EXPECTATIONS
1. Visit sites that are on topic.
2. Cite which sites you get your information and images from.
3. Make sure all writing is in your own words except for quotes
4. Spend 75% of your time on research and 25% on the making of the powerpoint or word document!
5. Create a folder on the desktop with the names of your group members
6. Make sure all the elements (text, images, presentation) are kept in that folder.
7. Make a back-up copy of your presentation on Mr. Forfar's flash drive

Cooperative Group Project (choosing from the same topics above)
You can work in groups up to a maximum of 2 students. You need to  fill out a CGP contract
(that details each person's duties for the project) The contract is due May 20th!

• PROJECT STEPS
1. Brainstorm topics and decide on 1 topic
2. Draw and write a rough outline of your project in your DNB
3. take notes including writing down the sources (web addresses of your info)
4. Write and /or build your project

• MOBILE LAB MANNERS
1. Wait for the computer monitors to be pass out the laptop to your group
2. Be gentle with the laptop (as you would with a 3 week old baby)
3. Keep sound turned way down
4. Pick up the laptop with 2 hands and never by the screen
5. At the end of class, wait for the computer monitors to be pick up the laptop from your group

REMINDER: sites such as GOOGLE.COM or ASK.COM are SEARCH ENGINES, not sites that you should mention in your bibliography.


 

 

 


 

Screenshots from Word & Powerpoint Presentations Spring 09

salsa   vfern1   reggae
Gabbby & Priscilla
 
Sarah, Jeanine, & Lucy
  Kevin & April
         
vFern2   vfern3    
Luis, Miguel, & Alex
  Marco & Leslie    

 

 

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