Haiti Teaching Resources


Free Resources for the Classroom

These Teaching Resources were developed from Alan Lomax's landmark journeys and the wealth of text, images, film and audio that he brought back. For more on those remarkable trips, see Alan Lomax in Haiti: A Personal Journey.

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Grade Level: K–3

Activity #1: Learning to Lullaby a Melody

Activity #2: Lullaby Words and Meanings


Grade Level: K–3; 4–6

Activity #1: Song about the Crocodile

Activity #2: Song of a Car Engine


Grade Level: Grade Level: 4–6, 7–9, 10–12, C–U

Activity #1: Getting Merengue into the Ears

Activity #2: Merengue Music for Dancing


Grade Level: Grade Level: 4–6, 7–9, 10–12, C–U

Activity #1: Singing the Way to Tomazo

Activity #2: Maintaining a Rapid Rhythm

Activity #3: The Whys of a Work Song


Grade Level: Grade Level: 4–6, 7–9, 10–12, C–U

Activity #1: Finding the Rhythms of the Djouba and Konga Drums

Activity #2: Drumming the Sosyete Wou Way

Activity #3: Reasons for Rhythmicking


Grade Level: Grade Level: K–3, 4–6

Activity #1: Finding the Waltz Rhythm (K-3)

Activity #2: Waltz Tempo (4-6)


Grade Level: Grade Level: K–3, 4–6

Activity #1: Singing and Moving (K-3)

Activity #2: The Melody of Ti Zwazo (4-6)


Grade Level: Grade Level: K–3, 4–6

Activity #1: Drumming Beats and Rhythms (K-3)

Activity #2: Drumming Comparisons: Haiti, Japan, and Ghana (4-6)


Grade Level: Grade Level: K–3, 4–6

Activity #1: Listening and Responding to Call-and-Response (K-3)

Activity #2: Singing the Response (4-6)


Grade Level: Grade Level: K–3

Activity #1: Playing a Bluebird Game (K-3)

Activity #2: Words and Movements to 'There Stands a Bluebird' (K-3)

 

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