Curtis Pierre "The Samba Man"

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Class Room Curriculum 

Arts Partners Residency
ARTIST: Curtis Pierre 

LOCATION:

FOCUS: Social Studies 

TITLE / PROJECT / THEME:  Carnaval drums of Brazil

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LESSON NUMBER: ___ 

 

Art Form: 

Performing arts 

 


Grade Levels

(K-8th)

 


Curriculum Connection

Reading/Language Arts; 

Multicultural Studies

Social Studies

 


Standards 

*Awareness of a different culture similar to their own 

*African history in the Americas 

*The role the slave trade played any intervention of New Orleans culture 

 


Lesson Objectives/Goals 

*Introduce students to the various instruments played in the Carnaval in Brazil 

*Getting them to recognize the difference between instruments and their functions 

*Getting students to know the names of the instruments used in the Carnival parade in Brazil 

Pre test on samba its in 

 


Basic Procedure/Process 

Instruments of Carnaval and the similarities between Carnaval in New Orleans and Brasil cities, introduction and demonstration of samba instruments and their names, origins, history and their function. Test of students listening, comprehensive,  musical skills  

 


Vocabulary: 

English and Brasil Portuguese 

 


Materials: 

Brasil Samba drums.