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Teacher Resources by Grade
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You’re the Top! Pop Culture Then and Now
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||One 50-minute session|
Fredonia, New York
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 7
Students listen to Holiday's song "Strange Fruit" and identify powerful and descriptive images for a mini-lesson on tone and about the lynchings in the South during this time.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  June 3
Students listen to folksongs and related information about Jesse James, and then research James' life and write new folk songs about James or another famous outlaw.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 31
Students write and illustrate their own children's stories using the text from a Walt Whitman poem.