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Worksheets

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Scheme of Work
11kb

A scheme of work to teach Caribbean Music with a focus on Reggae and Calypso.


Caribbean Music - An Introduction
13kb

This worksheet explains where Caribbean music comes from and is a good starting point.


Calypso Listening
79kb

A listening task to recognise Calypso with a rhythm exercise.  Uses the Calypso song 'Humming Bird'.


Musical Styles
17kb

Easy worksheets about Calypso, Merengue and Mento.


Compas
14kb

A brief summary of Compas with questions to test understanding of text.


Merengue Listening
10kb

A listening exercise to test awareness of Merengue and calypso styles.  Teacher may choose any listening examples that best demonstrate each style.


Reggae
15kb

A simplified description of reggae with questions.  


Reggae Listening
10kb

A listening task using UB40 'Present Arms' and Bob Marley 'No Woman, No Cry' to test aural awareness of bass riff and syncopation.


Jamaican styles: Ska and Rock Steady
18kb

More information about Jamaican music styles. Good for extension work.


Rastafarianism
30kb

An simplified worksheet introducing Rastafarianism.  This could be studied alongside Bob Marley.  Provides useful activities for homework or further study.


Rastafariansim2
23kb

A more detailed worksheet for the study of Rastafarianism.


Food
31kb

Background information about Caribbean food to show the difference in culture. Good for low ability pupil's as an introduction to the Caribbean.


Food Listening
8kb

Some fun songs about Caribbean food for use with lower ability students.


Composition Grid
310kb

A grid for pupil's to write their own reggae/calypso songs.


Quiz
14kb

An end of unit quiz to test knowledge and understanding.
 

2000, L. Shannon, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk (maiden name)
2002, L. Field, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk
Any teacher or student of music may reproduce the scheme of work and worksheets in print, without electronic reformatting, provided that each resource copied has this copyright notice attached.  The material may not be placed on any other server.

Last updated 27 January 2002

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