Design Your Performance


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    National Museum of American History

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In this lesson plan, from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, students will analyze immages relating to Celia Cruz and then design a performance to understand the role of aesthetics and style in the performing arts. This lesson is a resource included in the online exhibition entitled "Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz."

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 8

    Topics: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts, World History, Music, Dance, History-Social Science, United States History

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials
    • Student Materials

    Tool for: Teachers, Administrators, Parents


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Problem-Solving; Simulation